Friday, 3 October 2014

Aloo Methi/Fenugreek and Potato

Aloo Methi

One of my fondest memories is Amma’s Aloo Methi. No matter how much I try I cannot make it like her.
Here also I was not satisfied with the taste.

Aloo Methi

Ingredients:
  • 1 ½ cups potato peeled, cut in cubes
  • 4 cups fresh methi /fenugreek (methi) leaves
  • 1 tsp jeera/cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp garlic, chopped
  • 1 tblspn ginger, chopped
  • 2 red chillies, dry broken into pieces
  • 1 tsp green chillies, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp dhania/ coriander powder
  • ½ tsp haldi
  • ¼   tsp hing/asafoetida
  • 4 tblspn oil
  • Salt to taste

Method:
  • Wash the fenugreek leaves and chop them finely.
  • Heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds. Let them crackle.
  • Add garlic, ginger, red chillies, stir.
  • Add the potatoes and stir add salt mix well and cook covered for about 5 minutes till potatoes are almost done.
  • Add the fenugreek leaves, coriander powder, turmeric powder and asafoetida.
  • Cook covered for 10 minutes on a low flame.
  • Serve hot.



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17 comments:

  1. I like the methi flavor very popular combination nice choice...

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  2. It is hard to exactly replicate the simplest of recipes. We just do our best, right?

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  3. Absolutely love it, Archana. Aloo methi is one of my favorite side dishes. :)

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  4. I make this often.. Very tasty.. Your's looks very delicious.

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  5. Wonderful looking aloo methi, usually i'll go for less fenugreek leaves, this sounds very prefect for me.

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  6. Such an flavorful and tempting sabzi :) I can finish it all with hot chapathis !!

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  7. Love the combo of aloo and methi, Archana!

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  8. i love this combo..methi aaloo and make it regularly in winters.a real healthy green.

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  9. Love this combo -- classic & delicious.

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  10. Sometimes a dish we try out doesn't match up to the one in our memory. Happens esp when the memory is associated with someone we love.

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  11. I love this combo and as you say we can never match our mom's cooking..

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  12. Love this aloo methi combo...looks very inviting archana

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  13. what a coincidence - I love aloo methi, and that too my mom's version :-)) we dont use garlic or ginger, but ur version looks yummy too !

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