Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Aromatic Aloo Methi Curry


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Baby potatoes are cooked with fresh fenugreek leaves along with some aromatic spices which make this dish very exotic and very ideal when you have guests at home. The special twist of this preparation is using crushed spices which give it a unique taste.

Ingredients
  • 2 cups baby potatos
  • 1 cup chopped fresh fenugreek leaves (methi)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 6-7 whole black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • pinch of sugar
  • salt to taste
Cooking Procedure

Boil the baby pototoes in pressure cooker for 3 whistles after it cools peel it and keep aside

Crush the garlic, cumin and black pepper to a fine paste and keep aside.

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, add the boiled potatoes and shallow fry till its golden brown

Heat oil and butter in pan, add cumin seeds once it splutter add the crushed above paste and then fry for 30 seconds, then add onion and fry till it slightly translucent or golden brown.

Add the tomatoes, coriander powder,red chilli,sugar and salt and cook till oil begins to saturates

Now add the potatoes and mix nicely, then add the chopped methi leaves and let it cook for 5 to 10 min

Add the chopped coriander leaves and let it cook for 2-3 min.

You curry is ready, serve with rice or rotis

53 comments:

Pushpa said...

Aloo methi looks delicious,great flavors

Umm Mymoonah said...

Very unique and aromatic with the flavour of methi, this would make a perfect subzi for roti's.

Smitha said...

aloo methi looks too delicious....fresh methi surely gives it a yummy taste...very yum!

Scribblingzzz.. said...

Looks simple and unique...
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Prathima Rao/ Prats Corner said...

Aromatic indeed...Alwayz love the combi of methi with aloo..

Viki's Kitchen said...

Baby aloo in that methi flavor seems so exciting dear. Like the way you added crushed spices. Awesome!

Anshu said...

Aloo-methi is one of my favorite..but never tried with baby potatoes..
Thanks for sharing...will soon give it a try

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Looks just perfect :)

divya said...

looks very tempting and mouthwatering....

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Looks delicious.. love the color combo..

sneh said...

love it! I make it almost once a week but in a different way :). will try this way next time.

Priya said...

My all time favourite, can have with anything,those baby potatoes looks super delicious with methi leaves..

Kairali sisters said...

Aloo methi looks scrumptious and will be a perfect combo with rotis...

Jisha said...

LOOKS PERFECT AND DELICIOUS...LOVE TO HAVE WITH ROTI..

Paaka Shaale said...

The curry looks very tempting sathya!! I love the aloo methi combo.

Suja Sugathan said...

Love the flavors,great dish

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious curry a favourite looks wonderful

My attempt at The Julie/Julia project said...

Wow... delicious looking curry .... i love both aloo and methi and their combination is hmm yummm :)

Raina said...

This looks so flavorful and delicious:)

Sharmilee! :) said...

Nice way to eat greens with potato :) Sounds and looks yumm

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Delicious dear! my fav too...

Harika's Kitchen said...

aloo and methi lovely combination looks delish. Nice to be your follower... thank u for lovely comments keep visiting....

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Wow with baby potatoes this sounds very appealing .I love the smell of methi in this dish..

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Seema Kamath alias Seema Abbas Ali said...

Hey Satya,

Missed your posts. What a comeback! Love the combo of Aloo and Methi.

Regards,
Seema
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VineelaSiva said...

Wow satya the curry looks very yummy.Makes me hungry.

Swathi said...

Aloo methi looks delicious. nice one with chapathi

mahavijay said...

i am happy to follow ur blog

Vidhya said...

Looks so delicious.Making me hungry.I have an award to share with you.please accept it.

Angie's Recipes said...

A very healthy and flavoursome potato dish! I love it.

SuhaelAmrita said...

This looks delicious! I am trying it out tonight...

It's alway's so good to prepare simple yet tasty food. Dishes like this need no prodding...finish off without left overs!

Nandini said...

Yum! I'd love to pop the potatoes in my mouth! Very healthy.

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Nice recipe,I make a a different way,this sounds more spicy and flavorful, will follow this method next time!

Nammi said...

yumm, love anything with potatoes, can i use spinach instead of methi?

Authenticoriyafood said...

I looooooooooooove this one!!! Even i make aloo methi but never tried adding so may spices!!!

HomeKreation said...

Wow, delicious!

Arti said...

Absolutely fantastic, the pic looks very inviting!!
Have a nice day:-)

Sushma Mallya said...
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rekhas kitchen said...

perfect combination looks so delicious with those roti

Ananda Rajashekar said...

Aroma of methi is the best and with aloo just wonderful and thanks so much for the award, glad to receive it :)

Harman said...

very nice recipe...
btw ..how r u? it was a bad storm..hope everything is Aok!!

Sangi said...

yummy n finger licking aloo curry..

Simply Life said...

delicious curry!

Mangala said...

Hi, please collect ur award from my blog!

Sridevi said...

Like the baby potatoes and methi combo. yummy.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Award from me.Please do collect it...;)

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Foodie Ann said...

Ohh I recently started to like the taste of methi leaves...This dish sounds great....)

Sushma Mallya said...

Looks lovely and methi gives such nice flavour to the dish:)

aipi said...

My all time favorite!!

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Nithu said...

Looks really inviting. Bookmarked.

Raw_Girl said...

Nice wholesome and healthy recipe. I love methi!

Archana said...

Delicious!

Magic of Spice said...

What a beautiful and aromatic recipe...very delicious :)

prachi said...

great recipe! turned out to be awesome! thanks for sharing :)

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