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Sunday, July 31, 2011

Potato-Methi Masala - A Microwave Recipe

Ur health will be better if U include fresh Methi leaves in ur Diet atleast 2 times a week.This Potato-methi Masala is an excellent side dish for Rice,Sambar,Curd Rice,Rasam,Chapathi etc.This recipe requires 10 mins microwave cooking only.U can use this masala as Sandwich filler if this is done with finely chopped Potatoes and dry.Try this recipe at home and enjoy.Bon Appetit!

Potato-Methi Masala - Potato pieces and methi leaves cooked with spices


    3 medium size potato- peeled and cut into bite size pieces
    1 cup or 1 handful chopped Methi leaves(fresh)
    1 onion-chopped fine
    1 tomato- chopped fine
    1 tsp cumin seeds
    1 tsp mustard seeds
    1/2 tsp split Urad dhal
    1 tsp chilli powder
    1/4 tsp turmeric powder
    3/4 tsp garam masala or any mutton masala
    1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
    1 tbsp fine coconut paste(ground with 1/2 tsp cumin seeds,1 small onion and 1 garlic pearl)
    1 tsp salt or to taste
    few curry leaves
    few coriander leaves
    3/4 cup water
    2 tsp refined oil


    1.Take a microwave bowl and add refined oil, chopped onions,cumin seeds,mustard seeds,split urad dhal and curry leaves.
    2.Microwave this on high for a min.Take the bowl out.
    3.Add all the other ingredients including 3/4 cup water. Mix all the ingredients well with potato pieces so that the masala gets evenly spread and Microwave(high) this for 12 mins.
    4.Serve this tasty Potato-Methi masala with rice and sambar or rasam or Curd or chapatis.

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