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aloo jeera recipe
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No onion no garlic Aloo jeera

Aloo jeera is a simple no onion no garlic, a dry subji made with potato and simple ingredients but total burst of flavours. Step by step pictures recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3


  • 5 Potato small sized
  • 5 Green chilli
  • 2 teaspoon Ginger finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoon Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric
  • 2 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • 2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • Salt as needed


  • Wash and cut potatoes into two. Take water enough to immerse the potatoes in a small pressure cooker.
  • Pressure cook the potatoes for 3 whistles. Cool down, peel off the skin.
  • Cut the potatoes into quarters.
  • Heat oil in pan, once hot, splutter cumin seeds taking care not to burn.
  • Add chopped ginger, slit green chilli. Give it a stir.
  • Add cut potatoes, turmeric and required salt. Mix and cook for a minute.
  • Add coriander leaves, lemon juice and cook for 2 more mins stirring occasionally in between. Switch off the heat.


  • Do not overcook potatoes.
  • Skip ginger if you do not like it's flavour.
  • If you do not want to lose the nutrients in lemon juice, add after switching off the heat.