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FENUGREEK POTATOES / METHI ALOO

Jyoti Behrani
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 2 lbs potato chopped (I am using baby potatoes, cut into halves)
  • 1/2 cup dried fenugreek leaves / 1 cup firmly packed fresh fenugreek leaves
  • 2 dry red chili
  • 8-10 cloves garlic minced/ 2 TBSP garlic
  • 1 inch ginger chopped / 1 TBSP ginger
  • 1 green chili finely chopped
  • 1 TSP turmeric powder
  • 2 TBSP coriander powder
  • 1/2 TBSP dry mango powder
  • 1/2 TBSP red chili powder as per taste
  • 4 TBSP oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 TBSP lemon juice optional
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish

Instructions
 

Instructions for Instant Pot Cooking:

  • Turn on saute mode, add oil, dry red chili, garlic, saute for 2-3 min. Add turmeric powder, add fenugreek leaves, ginger, and mix well. Saute for 1-2 min.
  • Add potatoes, coriander powder, dry mango powder, red chili powder, salt to taste. 2 TBSP of water. Mix well. Switch to manual mode for 0 min. quickly release pressure.
  • Add lemon juice, chopped green chili (optional), fresh cilantro, mix well. Serve hot. Enjoy!!

Instructions for Pressure Cooker Cooking:

  • On a high heat, in a pressure cooker, add oil, dry red chili, garlic, saute for 2-3 min. Add turmeric powder, add fenugreek leaves, ginger, and mix well. Saute for 1-2 min.
  • Add potatoes, coriander powder, dry mango powder, red chili powder, salt to taste. 2 TBSP of water. Mix well. Close the pressure cooker, after first whistle, turn off the pressure cooker. Quickly release pressure.
  • Add lemon juice, chopped green chili (optional), fresh cilantro, mix well. Serve hot. Enjoy!!

Instructions for Stove Top Cooking:

  • In a pan/wok, heat oil, add dry red chili, garlic, saute for 2-3 min. Add turmeric powder, saute for a min.
  • Add fenugreek leaves, ginger, and mix well. Saute for 3-5 min.
  • Add potatoes, coriander powder, dry mango powder, red chili powder, salt to taste. Mix well. Cover and cook on medium to low heat, until potatoes are cooked through, around 7-10 min. Keep stirring occasionally.
  • Add lemon juice, chopped green chili (optional), fresh cilantro, mix well. Serve hot. Enjoy!!

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Notes

1.   If using dry fenugreek leaves, soak in water for 5 min. In a strainer drain and rinse under running water.
2.    Potatoes of choice can be substituted in this recipe.
Keyword aloo, potatoes, fenugreek potatoes, methi aloo