Jeera Aloo Sabzi - Roasted Potatoes With Cumin Seeds

Simple comfort food, Jeera Aloo Sabzi, is potatoes tossed in a jeera tadka along with simple masalas. Oh so delicious.

Archana Doshi
Jeera Aloo Sabzi - Roasted Potatoes With Cumin Seeds
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Jeera Aloo Sabzi recipe is one of the simplest of the sukhi/dry sabzi that you can make in your kitchen for a quick weeknight dinner along with Dal Chawal. The jeera aloo sabzi is a delicately spiced vegetables made from potatoes roasted along with cumin and turmeric and spiced with either green chillies and or red chillies.

Serve it along with Dal Palak, Steamed Rice or even Phulka, it will make a perfect and quick dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetable recipes such as

  1. Lauki Badi Ki Sabzi Recipe
  2. Malvani Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe
  3. Senai Kizhangu Varuval Recipe

Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


4 Servings


  • 3 Potatoes (Aloo) , boiled, peeled and cut into cubes (You can also use sweet potatoes)
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves , roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • Oil , for cooking
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon juice

How to make Jeera Aloo Sabzi - Roasted Potatoes With Cumin Seeds

  1. See Video Recipe of How to Cook Potatoes in a Pressure Cooker

  2. To begin making the Jeera Aloo Sabzi, heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a heavy bottomed pan; add in the cumin seeds and green chillies. Allow them to crackle for a few seconds.

  3. Once the crackle, add in the cooked and cubed potatoes, turmeric powder and curry leaves into the pan.

  4. Sprinkle the salt to taste, cumin powder, red chilli powder and stir fry on medium heat until you notice the potatoes begin to get roasted into a golden brown colour. This takes about 10 minutes on medium heat. Adjust the salt and spice levels to suit your taste. You can even add in a squeeze from a juice of one lemon for added flavour.

  5. Serve the Jeera Aloo Sabzi along with Dal Palak, Chawal or even phulka, it will make a perfect and quick dinner.