How to Make Methi Aloo (Summarized Method):
- Fry chopped garlic till they become brown colored.
- Then add cumin seeds and red chillies.
- When garlic turns fully brown, add remaining spices and also put the chopped tomatoes.
- Once spices and tomatoes are mixed thoroughly, add potatoes to the pan.
- Once potatoes are partially done, add fenugreek leaves and cook until water is dried out.
- Cook on low flame until fully cooked.
- Tasty Aloo Methi recipe is ready.
- Serve for 2 persons and enjoy.
Alu Methi, the beloved desi Pakistani Recipe, is an unforgettable, a food not to ignore and one of traditions of the rural Pakistan. Those who have ever been to the villages of Pakistan, the farms of Sindh and Punjab, the suburban areas of KPK and Balochistan know well the tastes of desi life and foods.
Pakistani villages and farms are famous to produce potatoes, spinach, fenugreek and other common vegetables that are part of our cuisines. Aloo Methi is also a gift of Pakistani desi lifestyle. Fresh vegetable recipes like Methi Aloo, Palak Aloo, Bhindi Bujhia, Palak Paneer, Sabzi Pulao and Aloo Matar beat the tastes of meat when eaten hot and fresh with hot naan or chapati. Alu Methi gives a superb tastes of two vegetables combined with perfectly dissolved spices and raita and chapati.
It is unknown that when was this recipe cooked first time in the region however it is believed that it belongs to South Asia - Pakistan. Methi Alu or Potato Fenugreek is now a worldwide followed recipe. From Pakistan to India, China to Malaysia, France to Spain and America to Canada, the dish is cooked in standard and with different variations. In English world, it is famous with the name Potato Fenugreek. In European countries Sweet Potato Fenugreek, Potato Fenugreek Curry and Salads are famous variations of the recipe.
Recipe contains highly nutritional elements which include Sodium, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium and Iron. Fenugreek (Maithi) is already known for its significant nutritional and health facts. All the vitamins and Iron in the recipe provide with energy, health and nutrition to the human body, however it is recommended that always use fresh vegetables, cook in good quality oil or ghee, avoid eating food made at dirty places and take maximum number of health precautions and measures.
Methi is a considered as a very healthful herb vegetable. It is enriched with iron, calcium, vitamin A, D and B12 as well as sodium and dietary fiber. Methi, potatoes and spinach are the vegetables that people eat regularly however if you are skipping fenugreek, you should reconsider your weekly diet plan. And eat it at least once in a week.
Cooking methi with potato, meat, moong dal are suitable options. However, it is great when cooked with potatoes, so here we have given the recipe of aloo methi with easy to follow and clear instructions. Aalu methi or potato fenugreek can be cooked dry or with gravy but it is more tasteful
when cooked dry.
KFoods.com has offered a highly delicious aloo methi recipe (step by step) which will make you forget any other vegetable recipes. Follow the recipe and enjoy a tradition of desi lifestyle.