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Monday, May 13, 2013

ALOO METHI RECIPE | POTATO WITH METHI LEAVES

Aloo Methi is a very popular combo of potatoes and fresh methi leaves, normally made in Punjabi cusine. So many times i tried this aloo methi recipe, but never know that the authentic punjabi aloo methi is made in this way,until is see the Tarla Dalal recipe book. This aloo methi methi can be had with rotis and evn for sambar or rasam rice too.

Here is the recipe of aloo methi recipe.

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INGREDIENTS: SERVES 2

POTATO 2
METHI LEAVES 1 AND 1/2 CUP
CUMIN SEEDS 1/2 TSP
CHOPPED GARLIC 1/2 TBLSP
RED CHILLI 1
GREEN CHILLI 1-2
GINGER(GRATED) 1/2 TSBLP
TURMERIC POWDER 1/4 TSP
ASAFOETIDA A PINCH
OIL 2 TBLSP
CORIANDER POWDER 1 AND 1/2 TSP
SALT TO TASTE

Aloo methi 2

METHOD:

  • Wash the methi leaves and chop them finely. Sprinkle little salt over them and keep it aside for 15 minutes.
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  • Par boil the potatoes ,peel the skin and cut them into cubes.
  • Squeeze out the excess water from methi leaves and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, and add the cumin seeds, and add the chopped garlic, ginger, green chilli , asafoetida and red chilli .
  • Add the potatoes and coriander powder ,turmeric powder and mix well. Add salt.
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  • After 2 minutes add the methi leaves and mix well.
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  • Cook for few minutes in a medium flame and switch off the flame.
  • Serve hot with rotis or jeera rice.

Aloo Methi 1

Note:

  1. Cauliflower can be used instead of potatoes.

24 comments:

  1. Love the flavor of methi leaves...and this is a classic combination...perfect with rotis

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  2. one of my favourite jey well go with sambhar rice !

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  3. Nice...:)


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  4. Looks nice.. I add sambar powder instead of chillies :)

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  5. love this side dish for the slight hint of bitterness from methi.looks perfect for rotis

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  6. wow nice preparation jeyashri.. beautiful clicks as usual..

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  7. Its long time since i got methi leaves, should buy soon as am craving for this now

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  8. so flavorful and aromatic.. love methi... delicious pictures!!
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  9. my fav.. never get chance to click.. nice pic

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  10. i m gonna pick up a bunch of fenugreek soon Jeyashri. This recipe has made its share of rounds that i m compelled to try it.

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  11. Love this curry, have this same Tarla Dalal version in my blog..

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  12. OMG ! Its tempting me badly...

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  13. wow my fav,loved the combo always...

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  14. Well prepared and presented !

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  15. I love this and make it exactly the same way..lovely click..

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  16. Really like your version n will surely try it

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  17. Delicious curry! Nice phoograph!

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  18. One of the perfect way to include methi to our food. Looks very delicious. Like the texture of the potato which really invites a lot.

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  19. I had no idea that Fanugreek leaves were also called Methi leaves. If I have trouble finding Methi leaves, can I use another more easily found green in its place?

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  20. healthy and flavourful curry..looks yummy

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  21. Really a good combination oh roties

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  22. Really a good combination oh roties

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