Methi Bhaji
Aloo Methi

Methi Bhaji

The recipe for a healthy dish, Aloo Methi

Health is becoming an important thing for people and they are very much about taking their health. A healthy lifestyle includes healthy food which is again one of the difficult things because controlling craving is difficult. But when you get healthy and tasty food at the same then managing health would be super easy right? One of the healthy recipes that you can make yourself is aloo methi.

Aloo methi is a simple, quick and very tasty recipe which all the people who want to eat healthy and tasty at the same time.

The popularity of Aloo Methi:

Potato is something which is a very versatile element goes any dish because it gets the taste of every element plus it is liked by people of every age even the kids. So, in such a way the dish aloo methi becomes one of the favourites dishes people love to eat at home and even outside. This is a side dish which goes with any kind of flatbread and this is very tasty.

Taste and flavour of Aloo Methi:

Taste and flavour of all Aloo Methi depend on the spices used in it, this dish is easy to be made and if you are hungry but do not want to eat anything unhealthy then you can make this dish anytime. You can eat this dish anytime you want it like as a lunch or dinner or breakfast and even when you are in a hurry you can roll it with any flatbread you want to.

The speciality of Aloo Methi:

Aloo methi may sound like green which is not liked by everyone but potatoes in this is everyone’s favourite, so if you want your kids to eat something healthy you can make them eat because methi is really healthy and cooking it potato, the nutrients can get transferred to potatoes which means they are healthy too. Plus this dish is super tasty and quick to make so that means you can hop on this dish anytime you want.

Serving and presentation of Aloo Methi:

Presentation of the dish is totally up to your choice because this dish does not require many things to get prepared. Servings again depend on the person diet you are serving too, maybe he/she likes the dish that much that they may ask for more.
So, you can serve this tasty dish with flatbread, rice & lentils or any other thing you want to be served. Also, this side dish can be served with all kinds of bread you want, also if you want to serve with rice you can.

How to prepare Aloo Methi:

Aloo methi is one of the classic dishes which is very much loved by people, so if you are looking for some healthy food especially for feeding children, Aloo Methi is the thing for you. This is a tasty, healthy and quick to be made, it can be made even in lesser time if you have some boiled potatoes handy since potato takes a little extra time to get cooked.

Aloo Methi

Making of a lip-smacking Aloo Methi

When we get hungry, we cannot judge the difference between unhealthy and healthy but Aloo methi is something which you can make in less time plus it is healthy for you and your family members. So, add health benefits for your family and you to lead a healthy life. This dish is simple to make which required to cook diced potatoes with sauteed onions and some spices in a medium bottomed pan. 

Ingredients

  • 2-3 medium sized, diced potato
  • One big sized onion, sliced
  • 500gms chopped methi or fenugreek leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric
  • Salt according to taste
  • 2-3 slit green chillies
  • 1 tablespoon of coriander powder
  • 2 tablespoons of butter or mustard oil or any kind of oil you want
  • 1 tablespoon of Cumin seeds
  • 1 medium sized tomato

How to make

  1. Heat up the pan on a medium flame and heat up the oil or butter, whatever you want to use

  2. After the oil or butter is heated up, add cumin, chillies, onions and potato to the pan. Saute a little and then cover the pan and let the potatoes cooked up, keep checking on a regular interval. 

  3. After the potatoes are semi-cooked, add the fenugreek leaves and the spices include turmeric, coriander powder and saute the mixture, cover the lid and let it cooked for a while. 

  4. After everything is cooked, add the tomatoes and let it get mushy, cover the mixture for a while. 

  5. The Aloo methi is ready to be served with any flat bread of choice.

Notes

You can also use boiled potatoes

You can add a little garam masala for adding a little flavour

You can skip the chillies if you don't want the dish to be spicy

Skip the tomatoes if you do not like it

Nutritional value of Aloo Methi:

One serving:

  1. Total Calorie: 243 calories
  2. Energy: 243 cal
  3. Protein: 2.4g
  4. Carbohydrates: 12.6g
  5. Fibre: 4.5g
  6. Fat: 20.4g
  7. Calcium: 152.1
Conclusion:

Aloo methi is one of the healthy dishes you can feed to yourself and to your family members and since this is very simple to make, you can make this dish anytime you want. The recipe provided here is unique, you can make the tasty dish at an ease. Also, if you want to do any variations to the recipe you can do it very easily since that will only increase to the taste and flavours to the dish which makes this even tastier. Aloo methi is one of the best sides this which you can serve this to anyone you want to. Being healthy is a good thing and this Aloo methi is a good dish which you can eat even if you are on a diet or going to the gym or looking for some tasty which equally tasty plus healthy.

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