Jeera Aloo

Jeera Aloo Jeera Aloo is a typical North Indian dish, probably made in thousands of homes every day. Easy to make and quick too, it goes equally well with rotis or parathas.

Boil and dice some potatoes. Heat oil, add jeera (cumin seed), put in the potatoes, add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric (haldi), dhania (coriander) powder and aamchur (dried mango powder). Toss and cook covered for a while. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve.

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