Aloo Methi


  • Fresh methi (fenugreek) leaves (cleaned, washed and finely chopped) - 1 1/2 cup
  • Potatoes (peeled and cut into small pieces) - 3 medium
  • Tomato (chopped) - 1
  • Garlic cloves (crushed) - 2
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4th tsp
  • Red chili powder to taste
  • Cumin seeds (jeera) - 1/2 tsp
  • Whole dry red chilies - 2-3
  • Vegetable oil - 2-3 tbsp


  1. Heat oil and add crushed garlic and fry till brown.
  2. Add cumin seeds and dry red chilies.
  3. When cumin seeds are done and chilies turn brown add salt, turmeric, chili powder and chopped tomato. Sauté for a moment. 4.Now add potatoes and mix well. Cook till potatoes are half done on a medium flame.
  4. Add methi and cook on a medium flame till done and till water is fully absorbed.

Serve the aloo methi hot with chapati or paratha.


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Aloo Methi