Potatoes tossed in cumin

Potatoes play an important role in our daily cooking because of their versitality. You can use it for a wide range of dishes, no doubt keeping track of the quantity consumed.

Presenting to you all a  tasty and simple vegetable  with very few ingredients.  Potatoes tossed in cumin is nothing ,but our very own Aloo Jeera, which is loved by one and all. Over to the recipe below.

The ingredients that you need are:

  1. potatoes 1/2 kg
  2. cumin seeds 1tbsp
  3. turmeric powder 1/4tsp
  4. asafoetida 1/4tsp
  5. mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  6.  chilli powder 2tsp
  7. salt according to taste
  8. oil 3tbsp

potatoes tossed in cumin


Cut the potatoes into medium sized long strips. Wash them well with salt water.

Take a kadai and add oil to it. Add mustard seeds, turmeric and asafoetida. When it splutters, add thecumin seeds. Then add potato slices into it.

Cook on a low flame until done. It needs time , so do not hurry with it.

When done, add salt and chilli powder. Serve with chapati or rice.


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