Feb 142014
Aloo Methi Fry Punjabi style Recipe

Aloo Methi

Aloo Methi Fry is a classic Punjabi dish made with potatoes and fresh methi leaves. Punjabi Methi Aloo Ki Sabzi is a dry potato preparation that is popular in North India. Methi Aloo is an excellent side dish and you can be rest assured there won’t be any leftovers!

Fenugreek (Methi) is helpful in bringing down blood sugar levels in diabetics. It lowers cholesterol levels, reduces inflammation, effectively treats digestive disorders, mouth ulcers and boils.

Aloo Methi Leaves Fry Punjabi Recipe:

Fenugreek leaves potato stir-fry is a healthy and tasty combination and goes real well with Phulkas or as a side dish with Jeera Rice. Punjabi Aloo Methi recipe is a delicious vegetarian dish made with potatoes, fresh fenugreek leaves, and a subtle mix of spices. 

How to make Aloo Methi Fry Sabzi:

For Aloo Methi Fry Sabzi, boil and peel the baby potatoes.

Ingredients for making methi aloo sabzi recipe


Finely chop the onion, methi leaves and coriander leaves; slit the green chilli.

In a pan, heat oil and put in the cumin seeds. Once they start to splutter, add the minced ginger, garlic, chopped onion and green chilli and stir fry for 4-5 minutes till the onion slices turn brown.

Fry chopped onions for aloo methi recipe

Add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, dry mango powder and sauté till all the masalas are well blended.

Spices added to Aloo Methi sabji recipe

Toss in the methi leaves and stir fry for 1-2 minutes. Add garam masala powder, mix well.

Fry Fenugreek leaves for methi aloo masala recipe

Add the boiled potatoes, mix well and cook for a further 2 minutes till the potatoes are well coated with the spices.

Add boiled baby potatoes for Methi Aloo Recipe

Garnish with fresh coriander and add a dash of lime juice. Serve Aloo Methi Fry as side dish with Jeera Rice or Rotis.

Methi saag aloo recipe

Aloo Methi 

If you are looking for more fenugreek leaves recipes, do try out Methi Paratha and Methi Pappu.

Potato Methi Dry Fry Recipe details below:

Aloo Methi Recipe
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Methi Aloo Sabzi is a super simple and an absolutely delectable vegetable dish which brings out the flavours of methi really well. Aloo Methi Fry recipe with fresh fenugreek leaves and baby potatoes is flavourful, healthy and filling.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Punjabi
Servings: 4
Calories: 128 kcal
Author: Shil
  • Baby Potatoes – 1 ½ cups
  • Methi Leaves –1 ½ cups
  • Onion – 1 large
  • Green Chilli – 1
  • Garlic – ½ tsp minced finely
  • Ginger – 1 tsp minced finely
  • Jeera/Cumin Seeds – ½ tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder – ½ tsp
  • Dry Mango Powder Amchur – ¼ tsp
  • Coriander Powder – ½ tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder – ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – ¾ tsp
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Lime juice – ½ tsp
  1. Presure cook baby potatoes. Peel and keep aside.
  2. Wash and pick fenugreek leaves. Rinse methi leaves thoroughly under running water. Coarsely chop the leaves.
  3. Finely chop the onion and coriander leaves; slit the green chilli.
  4. Heat oil in a pan and sizzle cumin seeds. Tip in finely chopped ginger, garlic, onion and green chilli. Saute till the onion becomes brown.
  5. Sprinkle turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, garam masala and dry mango powder. Mix well.
  6. Add fenugreek leaves and saute for a couple of minutes.
  7. Tip in the boiled and peeled potatoes, toss well and cook for a couple of minutes.
  8. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander. Drizzle some lime juice.
  9. Serve Punjabi Methi Aloo with Parathas or Rice and Dal.
Aloo Methi Fry Sabzi – Baby Potatoes And Fenugreek Leaves Dry Fry
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Shil is a freelance writer, professional blogger, foodie, health advocate and travel enthusiast.

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