Jeera Aloo ( Punjabi Khana)

Jeera Aloo ( Punjabi Khana), potato cubes tempered with cumin seeds.

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Sukhi or dry subzis form an important part of the menu in any indian household. Coupled with either a dal or a subzi with gravy, the sukhi subzi are essentially the tasty dish of the meal. This simple recipe is a real treat for all potato lovers. It can be eaten with rotis or with bread or puris.

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Makes 4 servings
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3 large sized potatoes , cut into cubes
3 tbsp oil
2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 tsp green chilli paste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the potatoes and cover and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till the potatoes are cooked, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the green chilli paste, turmeric powder, lemon juice, salt and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve hot.
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 on 18 Jun 13 05:31 PM

Basic and simple jeera recipe. Perfect flavor.