METHI POTATOES


Methi or fenugreek leaves,or vendaiya keerai  very rich in dietary fibre,is very good for

stomach and liver disorders.These leaves are sold in dry form and it is known as kasuri

methi ,and these add to the flavor of any dish.Methi chappathis,Methi parathas ,and many

type of rotis are a common name in India.Ground leaves added to buttermilk is a good

benefit to diabetic patients too.This leaf has many cosmetic benefits too.

So now i’m going to share with you a combination of this leaf and potatoes.It is a good

stuffing to make Aloo paratha(potato roti),samosas,or an accompaniment with rice.

INGREDIENTS

3-4 large potatoes boiled ,peeled and cubed

1 big bundle of  fenugreek leaves or 4-5 small bundles of the same

2 tsp.chilli flakes

1 tblsp.red chilli powder

2 tsp.ginger garlic paste

2 tsp.amchur powder(dried mango powder

1 tsp.garam masala powder

1/4 tsp pepper powder

a pinch of asafoetida(optional)

1 tsp.turmeric powder

1 onion chopped fine.

2-3 tomatoes chopped fine

salt to taste.

3 tblsp.oil or butter

METHOD

Pick only the leaves ,Wash well and set aside.Heat oil in a pan and first add  the tomatoes

turmeric and salt.When the tomatoes are soft ,add the rest of the ingredients one by one

and cook till the potatoes and the leaves are well blended.No need to add water,slow cook

covered for 10 minutes,and serve.

fenugreek-leaves

 

 

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