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Saturday, January 21, 2012

Aloo Methi

Aloo Methi or Methi Aloo is given as Healthy Recipe of the Day. This dish is said to have come from Maharashtra This Combo tastes terrific when done and needs simple ingredients n less cooking time. This dish is done dry or semi-dry mostly and best served with variety rices or Indian Breads or Bread slices. Needs 12 to 15 mins cooking time and serves 4 nos. Enjoy Easy n Healthy Cooking at home!. Enjoy ur Meal!. BonAppetit!.

Aloo Methi - Potato done with fresh Methi leaves and selective spices

2-3 medium sized potatoes - peeled n cubed
1 bunch  fresh methi leaves - cleaned n chopped fine
1 garlic - pressed fine
1/5 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp salt or needed
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp jeera
few coriander leaves
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
2 tsp refined oil
1.Heat oil in a non-stick kadai,splutter mustard seeds,jeera, pressed garlic and add the potato cubes. Saute this well for 2 mins.
2.Add chilli powder,turmeric powder and salt .Saute it for a min and add 50 ml water and allow it to cook (covered)  for 5 mins on low flame till half done.
3.Add chopped methi leaves,mix it well for a min.Add 50 ml water and allow it to cook for 5-6 mins till water runs dry and done. Check for salt and doneness.
4.Serve it hot with variety rices or Indian Breads or bread slices.

Sending this recipe to 'Walking Down The Memory Lane' Event hosted by Mrs.Gayathri Kumar's Gayathri's Cookspot


Pushpa said...

Lovely flavors,delicious.

Aarthi said...

I love this any time of the week..You are making me to have it now..


Mélange said...

Extremely exotic there..Yummo.

Deeksha said...

My favorite subzi. yummy.

Prathima Rao said...

I love this subzi!! Methi pairs so well with all & gives out an incredibly addictive taste & aroma when sauteed!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Ramya said...

Slurp! I can get the flavors from the pic:-)One of my fav:-)

Chirag Joshi said...

my fav sabji
loved it
i always tell my mother to cook this for me

faseela said...

lovely recipe....superb dear

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious and nutritious aloo methi.

Hamaree Rasoi

Poornima Nair said...

Love this with dal rice, looks delicious!

Seema said...

Yummy.....Its my favourite...and I prepare atleast once in a week...very easy to cook and very healthy...Even you can try methi prantha also.

Life Unordinary said...

looks delish!

rahul aggarwal said...

my wife is Maharashtrian and she cooks this very well !

Puru@ShadowsGalore said...

You have no idea how hungry I am right now :( ...

Gayathri Kumar said...

My all time fav combo. Looks so delicious...