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June 26, 2016

Sukha Aloo Methi | Potato and Fenugreek leaves stir fry | Vegan and GF

In the final post using Potato this week, today we have the evergreen Aloo Methi (potato and fenugreek leaves) stir fry. Its probably a combo that steals hearts across regions and age groups,and therefore made in a zillion ways. I love the way my mom makes it, and thats captured in this post today.

Makes an excellent side dish for Hot rotis / Dal + rice or even curd rice. If I (and if I ever) have leftovers, which is a rarity, I use it as a filling for parathas the next day, and that tastes awesome as well :)

Hope you enjoyed the series made with Potato this week : Dahi Batata Puri & Baked Honey Chilli Sesame Sticks.

Prep time : 15 mins, Cook time : 15 mins, Serves : 4



Served in this Mini thali : Wholewheat Chapati (Roti), Sukha Aloo Methi, Dal, Salad and yoghurt.


Ingredients:

  • Potato / Aloo - 600 gms
  • Fresh or frozen fenugreek leaves - 3 cups (packed)
  • Salt - to taste
  • Oil - 4 tsp
  • Jeera / Cumin - 1 tsp
  • Rai / Mustard - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder - 1/2 TBSP
  • Sambhar / Vangibhath powder - 2 TBSP
  • Amchur / Dry mango powder - 1/2 tsp (sub with 1 tsp of thick tamarind paste)
  • Sugar / Jaggery - 1 tsp


Method:

  1. Boil (or pressure cook) and peel potatoes, cube them into required shape or slightly crumble them, but not mashing them.
  2. Clean wash and chop the methi (fenugreek leaves) finely.
  3. In a pan, heat oil. Splutter cumin and mustard seeds, add turmeric and chopped fenugreek leaves. saute for 3-4 mins. Add a pinch of salt , sprinkle little water (2 tsp) and cook for 5-6 mins till slightly wilted.
  4. Now add the slightly mashed / cubed boiled potatoes,  all spice powders and jaggery. Saute for further 2-3 mins till dry and all water evaporates.
  5. Serve hot with Rotis / Rice 


6 comments:

  1. Wow Aloo methi is my go to recipe when I have tons of methi. Lovely pick!!

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  2. Very classic aloo-methi. Love it any time.

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  3. Wonderful platter there, aloo methi makes me hungry.

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  4. Such an healthy stir fry..good one!

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  5. Aloo methi is all time favorite.Looks tasty.

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  6. So true, potato can be made in so many ways. I love this methi potato fry.

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