Aloo Methi Patta Sabzi

The aroma of methi patta itself is enough to fill your mouth with water!

Aloo Methi Patta Sabzi
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For 2 Person(s)


  • 4 medium-sized potatoes, boiled, cooled, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) mustard and cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) heeng (asafetida) powder
  • 4 garlic, grated
  • 2 tablespoon(s) ginger, grated
  • 1 stalk of curry leaves
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch of methi leaves
  • 4 green chilies, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoon(s) raisins
  • 2 tablespoon(s) roasted, unsalted peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon(s) lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon(s) oil
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt, or to taste

Aloo Methi Patta Sabzi Directions

  1. Pick and clean methi leaves, allow all water to drain.
  2. Chop coarsely
  3. Heat oil, add seeds, heeng and allow to splutter.
  4. Add curry leaves, onions, garlic, ginger and stir fry till onions are light brown.
  5. Add potato and sauté for 5 minutes.
  6. Add methi leaves, all other ingredients, except lemon juice.
  7. Mix, stir fry for 5 min, then cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Take off lid, add lemon juice, and stir again.
  9. Take off fire, when all excess liquid is absorbed.
  10. Serve hot.


Tuesday, 22 September 2015
This is my favourite veggie recipe. I don't like peanut in my food so I skip it but others may like ...
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- Vidya Mathur, UK

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