Aloo Methi

30-35 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 20-25 minutes | Servings: 2



3 tbsp Ghee (घी)

1 tsp Cumin Seeds (जीरा)

4-5 Fenugreek Seeds (मेथी दाना)

1 cup Fenugreek Leaves – torn with hand (मेथी के पत्ते)

½ tsp Sugar (शक्कर)

4-5 Potatoes – boiled & cubed (आलू)

Salt to taste (नमक स्वादानुसार)

1 medium Tomato – chopped (टमाटर)

½ small Lemon juice (नींबू का रस)


For Crushed Paste

1 inch Ginger – crushed (अदरक)

2 fresh Green Chillies – crushed (हरी मिर्च)

¼ tsp Salt (नमक)


For Curd Mixture

¼ cup Curd (दही)

¼ tsp Asafoetida (हींग)

1 tsp Turmeric Powder (हल्दी पाउडर)

½ tsp Degi Red Chilli Powder (देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर)

½ tsp Coriander Powder (धनिया पाउडर)



For Crushed Paste

  • In a motor pastel add Ginger, Green Chillies, Salt and rush them coarsely.
  • Remove and keep aside for further use.


For Curd Mixture

  • In a small bowl add Curd, Asafoetida, Turmeric Powder, Degi Red Chilli Powder, Coriander Powder and mix everything properly.
  • Keep aside for further use.


For Aloo Methi

  • In a hot pan add Ghee and let it heat. Then add Cumin Seeds, Fenugreek Seeds let them crackle.
  • Now add the crushed paste, saute until light brown and then add the Curd mixture. Saute it until cooked and fragrant.
  • Then add the Fenugreek Leaves and cook them until 60%. Then add Sugar, Potatoes, Salt and saute it for 3-4 minutes.
  • Now add the Tomatoes and cook for a minute and finish it with Lemon juice.
  • Serve hot with Roti or Rice.