Baby fenugreek leaves recipe

                                   BABY FENUGREEK LEAVES / GAVTI METHI / BARIK METHI

INGREDIENTS

  • Baby methi leaves – 10 or 12 mini bunches or 3 to 4 cups of cleaned leaves
  • Oil – ½ tbsp.
  • Jeera  – 1 tsp [optional]
  • Onion – 1 big finely chopped
  • Garlic crushed – 1 tsp
  • Tomato finely chopped – 1
  • Cooked Potato – 1 big [ diced ]
  • Chilli pwdr – 1 tsp or as per taste
  • Turmeric pwdr – ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar – a pinch [optional ]
  • Freshly grated coconut – ¼ cup

PREPARATION.

  1. First chop the hairy tip. Then chop the bunch into 2.
  2. As the leaves are muddy , soak it in water for some time ,so that the sand settles down. [they are grown in sandy soil]
  3. Clean , Wash and rinse it in 3 – 4 changes of water. Strain and keep it aside.

baby fenugreek leaves recipe

METHOD

Heat oil in a pan

Add the jeera let it splutter.

Add the onion fry till the onions turn translucent.

Add garlic and fry till raw smell leaves.

Add tomatoes and fry till soft .

Add chilli pwdr + turmeric + salt and fry .

Add the cooked potatoes and mix well.

Now add the leaves and mix well.

The leaves will sweat and the quantity will reduce .

Stir and cook till complete water evaporates.

Once done add the coconut and mix well.

Baby methi bhaji with aloo is ready to serve.

VARIATION

No need of adding potatoes – increase the quantity of leaves .

NOTES

  1. It has crunchy taste
  2. You can also add green peas.
  3. It can be cooked with prawns or even egg.
  4. Coconut helps to reduce bitterness.

for more recipes click on the names below :-

  1. Baby methi leaves recipe
  2. Baby potato recipe
  3. Methi thepla
  4. Methi malai chicken

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