Traditional Indian Recipes


Methi (fenugreek) is a remedy for many maladies such as arthritis, diabetes, ulcer and stomach disorder using methi leaves twice a week in cooking balances the sugar level in blood.

In my previous post I have posted about methi leaves sambar. Today I am posting ALOO METHI SABJI with methi and potatoes which not only is healthy but is also tasty dish.



Potatoes                                              ½ kg

Methi leaves                                      3 cups

Onion                                                  1 (chopped)

Mustard seeds                                  1 tsp

Cumin seeds                                      1 tsp

Dry red chillies                                  1

Garlic                                                  2 (chopped length)

Turmeric powder                             ½ tsp

Curry leaves                                       1 strand

Salt to taste

Oil                                                        3 tbsp

Procedure for preparing ALOO METHI SABJI:

  • Peel the potatoes and cut into cubes.
  • Wash and chop the methi leaves.
  • Heat the oil in a kadhi. Add the mustard and cumin seeds.
  • When mustard seeds start to splutter. Add the chopped onions, slit green chillies, chopped garlic, broken dry chillies and curry leaves and fry for 1 min.
  • Add salt and turmeric powder stir fry, till the onion turn pinkish.
  • Add potato pieces and stir fry for 1 minute. Add ½ cup of water and close with lid.
  • When the potatoes are half cooked, add the methi leaves and let it to boil on medium flame.
  • When the water completely evaporates put off the flame and transfer the subji to a bowl.


Tasty and nutritious “ALOO METHI SABJI” is ready!!!



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