Aloo Methi
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Author vaishali05 Yield No Value
Published Jan 21, 2008 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Other Standing Time 1 hour
Description: This winning combination of potatoes and fresh fenugreek leaves, in a dry curry form, is very common in every north indian home,Aloo Methi is a delicious dish made with potatoes, fenugreek leaves, and a combination of spices. Fenugreek is a green leafy vegetable with a unique taste that is packed with nutrients. There are many health benefits of fenugreek. This dish is delicious in addition to being healthy

Recipe of Aloo Methi

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Black Pepper Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Turmeric Powder 1 Teaspoons
Red Chilli Powder 1 Teaspoons
Fennel Powder (saunf Powder) 1 Teaspoons
Chat Masala Powder 1 Teaspoons
Coriander Powder 2 Teaspoons
Mint Leaves Finely Chopped 1 Teaspoons
Potatoes (medium Sized) 2 Numbers
Methi (fenugreek Leaves) 2 Bunch
Green Chilli Finely Chopped 1 Numbers
Oil 5 Teaspoons
Jeera 1 Teaspoons
Jeera Powder 1/2 Teaspoons

Directions

1) Heat 5 tsps oil in pan, when hot add jeera. Once the jeera has crackled, put chopped potatoes and stir well so that the oil coats on the potatoes well.
 2) Add finely chopped mint leaves, salt, turmeric powder and green chillies. Cook on slow fire mixing occasionally. Cover after about 5 mins and cook covered for
3 )mins or till the potatoes are almost cooked. You may also brown the potatoes a little by keeping heat on medium high for sometime. Make sure you occassionally mix it.
4) Add finely chopped methi leaves (wash and take stems off) and the remaining ingredients (all masalas) and mix well. Check for salt and add a little more if required.
5)Add some water (abt 1/4 cup) and cook for 2 mins, switch off gas, cover and keep till the methi is cooked in the steam.

Recipe Tips

Methi doesnt require a lot of time to cook, so make sure you switch off gas and keep methi and potatotes covered for the methi to cook in steam.
Posted Jan 21, 2008

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2 Comments

Arie May 10, 2013
I feel Chef you have to correct this recipe...sorry for pointing out;)
Adding of methi is appearing twice..when do you exactly add methi leaves..
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2) Add finely chopped mint leaves, salt, turmeric powder and green chillies. Cook on slow fire mixing occasionally. Cover after about 5 mins and cook covered for 3 mins or till the potatoes are almost cooked. You may also brown the potatoes a little by keeping heat on medium high for sometime. Make sure you occassionally mix it. 3) Add finely chopped methi leaves (wash and take stems off) and the remaining ingredients (all masalas) and mix well.

Bhakti Mar 21, 2009
This dish was better than any other methi aloo I ever had! Thank you so much for a great recipe. I would like to recommend though that you reduce the amount of oil used.

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