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Alu Methi
from: Mira Oneil - Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Own recipe, serves 4-5 as a side dish, cooks in 15 mins. Excluding boiling potatoes.

  • 4 medium sized potatoes
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • 1" piece ginger minced
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 large tomato finely chopped
  • 1 cup fenugreek leaves washed and finely chopped
  • 1tbsp oil
  • salt to taste
1. Boil potatoes in their jackets until cooked, cool, peel skin and dice into pieces.

2. Heat oil in a wok or pan, fry cumin till they sizzle then add onion fry till soft and transparent, then add chillies, ginger, chopped tomato tumeric, fry until pulpy for 5-7 mins.

3. Add fenugreek and potatoes, fry for 5 mins till it wilts and combined, add salt to taste.

4. Serve with any Indian bread.

Find Fenugreek in Indian or Chinese grocery stores, or use spinach instead.