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Natural Flavored Aloo Methi Side Dish (Potato Fenugreek Leaf Curry) Recipe

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Aloo Methi Side Dish (Potato Fenugreek Leaf Curry)

Aloo Methi Side Dish (Potato Fenugreek Leaf Curry)

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

20 min

10 min

30 min

3 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups potatoes, boiled, mashed
  • 1 cup fenugreek leaves, chopped
  • 1 1/2 inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 green chilies, slit and cut lengthwise
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch garam masala powder, optional
  • salt, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice, you can substitute it with amchur powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds, optional
  • 2-3 teaspoons oil

Instructions

  1. Wash the potatoes. Boil them. If its skin is not clear, remove them. Otherwise, mash them with the skin. Keep aside.
  2. Remove fenugreek leaves from the stem. Wash and pat dry them with a cloth.
  3. Chop the leaves just at the time of cooking. Don't chop them well in advance. They may give out a more bitter taste due to this.
  4. Heat the oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. Let it crackle. Throw in chopped ginger, garlic, and green chilies. Saute them for 1 minute.
  5. Add chopped fenugreek leaves. Saute until the water evaporates from it. This step may take about 4-5 minutes on low flame.
  6. Add mashed potatoes, salt, turmeric powder, garam masala powder (optional), and lemon juice. Mix well. Continue to saute on low heat for a minute. This step is just to make the vegetables absorb the spices and flavors.
  7. Your favorite aloo methi side dish (potato fenugreek leaf curry) is ready!
  8. Transfer it to a serving bowl. This curry is less spicy and dry. It goes well with any type of flatbread.
  9. They also make delicious and flavorful stuffing for sandwiches.

Photo Guide

Step one: Keep the ingredients ready

Step one: Keep the ingredients ready

Step two: Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. Once they crackle, add finely chopped ginger, garlic, and green chilies. Saute the mixture for a minute on low heat. Add fenugreek leaves. Saute for 4-5 minutes.

Step two: Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. Once they crackle, add finely chopped ginger, garlic, and green chilies. Saute the mixture for a minute on low heat. Add fenugreek leaves. Saute for 4-5 minutes.

Step three: Add mashed potatoes, turmeric powder, garam masala powder (optional), salt, and lemon juice. Saute the mixture for a minute and turn off the heat. Now, your favorite potato fenugreek leaf curry is ready to serve!

Step three: Add mashed potatoes, turmeric powder, garam masala powder (optional), salt, and lemon juice. Saute the mixture for a minute and turn off the heat. Now, your favorite potato fenugreek leaf curry is ready to serve!

Serve this naturally flavored curry with flatbreads. You can use it as a stuffing for sandwiches too.

Serve this naturally flavored curry with flatbreads. You can use it as a stuffing for sandwiches too.

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