Jeera Aloo (Stir-Fried Potatoes)


Jeera Aloo

Potato lovers, you’ve got to try this simple and easy stir-fried potatoes. Just boil the potatoes and stir-fry them with cumin seeds and a couple of distinct spices. The result is nothing but delicious!

Jeera Aloo

I used two peculiar spices Asafoetida (also known as Hing) and Dried Mango Powder (also known as Amchur) to flavor up the potatoes.

Jeera Aloo

That being said, feel free to experiment with the spices 🙂

Jeera Aloo

Delicious Jeera Aloo (Stir-Fried Potatoes)

Course Lunch
Cuisine Indian
Keyword indian, jeera aloo, vegan
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 324 kcal
Author Veganbell



  1. Wash, skin, and cut the potatoes into medium chunks.
  2. Transfer them to your Instant Pot or Stovetop Pressure Cooker. Add 1 cup of water and cook for 4 minutes on High (for instant pot) OR for 4-5 whistles (for stovetop pressure cooker). 
  3. Heat a pan over medium heat. Add oil. Once it's hot, add cumin and let it splutter until light brown. 
  4. Add onion + asafoetida. Stir and stir for 2 minutes or until the onions become translucent. 
  5. Add turmeric, cayenne pepper, coriander powder, salt, and dried mango powder. Stir and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Add the boiled potatoes and mix them gently with the spices. 
  7. Sprinkle some freshly chopped cilantro and mix some more. 
  8. Your Jeera Aloo is ready! Serve over rice, wraps, or by itself like I do. 😉

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Jeera Aloo
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 324 Calories from Fat 69
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.7g 12%
Sodium 1221.7mg 51%
Total Carbohydrates 59.6g 20%
Dietary Fiber 9.4g 38%
Sugars 6.3g
Protein 8.6g 17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

If you enjoyed this recipe (and you’re a potato lover), check out this Oven Baked Potatoes.

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