Apr 23, 2012

Homestyle Spicy Aloo Jeera

Homestyle Spicy Aloo Jeera

A tasty side dish with Rotis !!!

Serves: 3


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.

1 comment:

turmericnspice said...

One of my fav :)))))))