Aloo Methi


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Aloo Methi

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आलू मेथी की रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Aloo Methi in Hindi) 
આલુ મેથી ની રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Aloo Methi in Gujarati) 

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Aloo Methi is an everyday recipe... easy, tasty and awesome. Yet, every time you taste it, it feels exotic, with the softness of potatoes and the pleasing bitterness of methi.

Indeed, this Indian favourite deserves the global fame that it has earned! You will find that this recipe is made with everyday ingredients like ginger, garlic, cumin seeds and red chillies, yet it has a rich aroma and flavour that makes you eat an extra chapati or two.

Cooking the potatoes for so long makes them a little crisp and gives them an appetising brownish colour. It also allows the potatoes to imbibe the flavours of the garlic, green chillies and ginger really well.

Also try other subzi combos with methi like Methi Palak Paneer Subzi, Methi Papad and Methi Mutter Pasanda.

Enjoy how to make Aloo Methi recipe with detailed step by step photos and video below.

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  1. To make aloo methi, place the fenugreek leaves in a deep bowl, sprinkle a little salt over it, toss well and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Squeeze out all the water from the fenugreek leaves and keep aside. Discard the squeezed water.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the garlic, ginger, green chillies and red chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  5. Add the turmeric powder and potatoes, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the fenugreek leaves, coriander-cumin seeds powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve the aloo methi subzi hot.

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How to make Aloo Methi:

  1. Take a deep bowl and put the chopped methi leaves into it Sprinkle a little salt over the methi leaves and mix well. Keep this aside for 15 minutes. As fenugreek is a very bitter vegetable, adding salt over it removes the bitterness in the form of water. This makes the fenugreek much less bitter in the Aloo Methi subzi.
  2. Squeeze out all the water from the fenugreek leaves and keep aside. Discard the squeezed water.
  3. Now, heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds. 
  4. Add the asafoetida as well. The quantity of the hing might seem less but a little of it goes a long way in giving an amazing taste to almost all Indian food.
  5. Sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds or till the cumin seeds crackle. 
  6. When the seeds crackle, add the finely chopped garlic.
  7. Then add the ginger. This adds an earthiness to the Aloo Methi.  Now add the green chillies for a spicy kick.
  8. Also add the dried red chillies.
  9. Mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds. Now, add the turmeric powder to the Aloo Methi for a bright colour. 
  10. Also add the boiled potato cubes to the Aloo Methi subzi.
  11. Mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Be very gentle so that the potatoes don’t break. They should get a little golden in colour.
  12. Add the fenugreek leaves now.
  13. With it add the coriander-cumin seeds powder. This is made by dry roasting coriander and cumin seeds and grinding them into a fine powder. 
  14. Finally add the salt to the Aloo Methi
  15. Mix well and cook Aloo Methi on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally
  16. Serve the Aloo Methi hot with phulka rotis
Accompaniments

Misi Roti, Punjabi and Rajasthani Missi Roti 
Pyaz ki Roti 
Rumali Roti 
Tandoori Roti, Tandoori Roti On A Tava 
Toasted Roti 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy244 cal
Protein2.4 g
Carbohydrates12.8 g
Fiber4.2 g
Fat20.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium33.5 mg
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Aloo Methi
5
 on 20 Jul 18 11:07 AM


it''s just osm...methi leaves nutrients don''t go away as it''s not boiled and it tastes very very good....
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Chandani, Thanks for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!!!
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20 Jul 18 05:18 PM
Aloo Methi
5
 on 03 Dec 17 10:20 AM


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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for your feedback. Happy Cooking.
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04 Dec 17 05:19 PM
Aloo Methi
5
 on 25 Oct 17 07:10 PM


I cooked methi for the 1st time and my husband loved it.. Thank you so much for this easy recipe.
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Tarla Dalal    Well done. Great to hear that.
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23 Feb 18 11:43 AM
Aloo Methi
5
 on 03 Aug 17 05:00 PM


It''s awesome...perfect combination of taste and health...I loved it.thank u for your best recipe
Aloo Methi
5
 on 03 Aug 17 04:10 PM


I have tried this recipe,this is very yummy and tasty......my entire family loved it...it''s just tastiest sabji...I have made it first time.thanks for your yummy and healthy recipes....it makes cooking easy.
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for your kind words...do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them...happy cooking !!
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23 Feb 18 11:59 AM
Aloo Methi, Punjabi Aloo Methi Recipe
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 on 28 Feb 17 12:20 PM


Aloo Methi, Punjabi Aloo Methi Recipe
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 on 19 Feb 17 10:01 AM


Lazaabab
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for your kind words...do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them...happy cooking !!
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20 Jul 18 05:25 PM
Aloo Methi, Punjabi Aloo Methi Recipe
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 on 14 Dec 16 06:48 PM


Aloo Methi, Punjabi Aloo Methi Recipe
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 on 24 Nov 16 09:53 PM


Aloo Methi, Punjabi Aloo Methi Recipe
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 on 16 Oct 16 09:28 AM


Can you tell me when to add the green chillies?
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