Jeera Aloo Recipe | How to make Jeera Aloo Recipe for Navratri, Vrat or upvaas | Aloo Jeera Recipe | Aloo Masala Recipe

Jeera Aloo for Navratri, Vrat or upvaas | Aloo Jeera
Jeera Aloo for Navratri, Vrat or upvaas | Aloo Jeera



On Navratri vrat or upvaas, potato dishes are in demand and today I will share a basic but most popular recipe of Navratri fast or Vrat Special Jeera aloo recipe. Jeera aloo recipe is a simple and quick recipe to be served in vrat days.


This dish is simple, delicious and tastes fabulous with chapati, phulkas or puris. You just need to boil potato and saute them with spices. This is an easy and quick recipe.

Ingredients for Jeera Aloo Recipe :

  • Potatoes - 5-6 medium size  
  • Cumin Seeds (jeera) - 1 Tsp
  • Green chilies - 2 (finely chopped - optional)
  • Coriander Powder - 1 ½ Tsp
  • Red Chili Powder - ½ Tsp
  • Rock Salt (Sendha Namak) - As per taste
  • Lemon Juice - 1 Tsp
  • Oil/Ghee - 2 Tbsp
  • Coriander Leaves (Cilantro or hara dhania) - 2 Tbsp (Finely chopped)


Directions for Boiling the potatoes:

  • Firstly, take a pressure cooker, add potatoes, add water enough to dip the potatoes and salt.
  • Pressure cook the potatoes until they get soft or for about 3-4 whistles on high flame.
  • Now switch off the flame.
  • Take the potatoes and remove the peel of the boiled potatoes.
  • Dice the potatoes using a knife.
  • Rest the diced potatoes aside.

Boiled Potatoes


Directions for Jeera Aloo Recipe :

  • Heat some oil in a wok. When oil is hot, add cumin seeds into it. Let them splutter for one minute.
  • Now add green chilly and saute them another minute.
  • Then add coriander powder, red chilli powder and cook for few seconds.
  • After sauteing the masala, now add potatoes and salt into it and mix well. Cook for 4-5 minutes on medium flame.

Jeera Aloo for Navratri, Vrat or upvaas | Aloo Jeera

  • Now add lemon juice and mix well.
  • Cook this on low flame for 7-8 minutes.
  • After that switch off the flame and add finely chopped coriander leaves.

Jeera Aloo for Navratri, Vrat or upvaas | Aloo Jeera
Jeera Aloo for Navratri, Vrat or upvaas | Aloo Jeera

  • Now hot and delicious Jeera aloo is ready to be served. Serve hot Jeera Aloo with steaming hot Pooris, Kachoris, Roti or Parathas.

Jeera Aloo for Navratri, Vrat or upvaas | Aloo Jeera
Jeera Aloo for Navratri, Vrat or upvaas | Aloo Jeera



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Jeera Aloo Recipe | How to make Jeera Aloo Recipe for Navratri, Vrat or upwas | Aloo Jeera Recipe | Aloo Masala Recipe
 
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Jeera aloo Recipe or Aloo Masala Recipe is a simple and quick recipe to be served in vrat days.
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Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: North Indian
Serves: 4 Servings
Nutrition:
Serving size: 1 medium Bowl
Calories per serving: 164 cal
Fat per serving: 4 g
Ingredients :
  • Potatoes - 5-6 medium size
  • Cumin Seeds (jeera) - 1 Tsp
  • Green chilies - 2 (finely chopped - optional)
  • Coriander Powder - 1 ½ Tsp
  • Red Chili Powder - ½ Tsp
  • Rock Salt (Sendha Namak) - As per taste
  • Lemon Juice - 1 Tsp
  • Oil/Ghee - 2 Tbsp
  • Coriander Leaves (Cilantro or hara dhania) - 2 Tbsp (Finely chopped)
Instructions :
  1. Firstly, take a pressure cooker, add potatoes, add water enough to dip the potatoes and salt.
  2. Pressure cook the potatoes until they get soft or for about 3-4 whistles on high flame.
  3. Now switch off the flame.
  4. Take the potatoes and remove the peel of the boiled potatoes.
  5. Dice the potatoes using a knife.
  6. Rest the diced potatoes aside.
  7. Heat some oil in a wok. When oil is hot, add cumin seeds into it. Let them splutter for one minute.
  8. Now add green chilly and saute them another minute.
  9. Then add coriander powder, red chilli powder and cook for few seconds.
  10. After sauteing the masala, now add potatoes and salt into it and mix well. Cook for 4-5 minutes on medium flame.
  11. Now add lemon juice and mix well.
  12. Cook this on low flame for 7-8 minutes.
  13. After that switch off the flame and add finely chopped coriander leaves.
  14. Now hot and delicious Jeera aloo is ready to be served. Serve hot Jeera Aloo with steaming hot Pooris, Kachoris, Roti or Parathas.

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