Homestyle Spicy Aloo Jeera
A tasty side dish with Rotis !!!
1 tablespoon oil
1 onion, finely sliced
75 g shallots (or 20 nos) (chuvannulli / small onion / saanu piyyavu), chopped
2 teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds)
½ teaspoon red chilli powder
¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
3 potatoes, cut into desired shape and boil separately (peel off the skin)
½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)
1 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves
Make a fine paste of chopped shallots and jeera in a small mixer bowl. Do not add water when making paste. Keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan / kadai. Add sliced onion and fry till golden color on a medium to low heat.
Add shallot – jeera paste. Stir well on a low heat for 3 – 4 minutes.
Add red chilli powder and turmeric powder. Stir on a low heat for 2 – 3 minutes.
Add separately boiled potatoes and salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients well. Cover with a tight lid and cook on a low heat for 10 – 12 minutes or until done / masala mixture well coated on potatoes. Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot with rotis.