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Aloo Methi

Tanushree Aich
15 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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The unique combination of potatoes & fenugreek leaves makes this dish a favourite in many households. This dish is a perfect blend of flavours- bitter, sweet & spicy! A must have during winters when fenugreek leaves are in season, this dish is my personal favourite.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Simmering
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Potatoes, 5 par boiled, peeled & cubed
  2. fenugreek leaves 1 cup, cleaned & chopped
  3. cumin seeds 1 tbsp
  4. turmeric powder 1/2 tbsp
  5. garlic - green chilly paste 2 tbsp
  6. oil to cook
  7. salt to taste


  1. Par boil the potatoes, peel & cube them. Keep aside.
  2. Now in a wok, add the the oil, add in the cumin seeds.
  3. When they splutter add the garlic- green chilly paste. Saute till the rawness goes.
  4. Next add in the turmeric powder & the roughly chopped fenugreek leaves. Don't saute too much, the leaves might turn bitter.
  5. Saute briefly till the leaves wilt. Next add in the cubed potatoes. Cook covered for a minute adding salt & some sprinkled water.
  6. Cover over low flame for about 4-5 mins till the potatoes are moist & well coated.
  7. Switch off flame & serve hot!

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Prerna Pai
Prerna Pai   Apr-13-2018

Sucheta Haldar
Sucheta Haldar   Jan-10-2018

My mother used to make this. She's no more so I had been searching for the recipe. Thanks for the recipe.

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