Aloo Methi Fry

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Aloo methi fry is a delicious side dish recipe which requires very minimal ingredients. Aloo is potato and methi is fenugreek leaves. They both make a very good combination. You can make aloo methi in two different ways-with gravy and another dry. This is a dry recipe which is very quick to make.

Aloo Methi is a very popular Punjabi dish. This recipe is very healthy too. Fenugreek leaves/methi is packed with nutrients. They are slightly better in taste and have a nutty and earthy flavor.

Aloo methi fry can be served as a side dish for roti, paratha and with rice & dal.

Also try our other Methi Recipes:Aloo methi gravy,Methi paratha,Methi rice bath,Dahi methi murgh.



4 cups fenugreek/methi leaves

3-4 Potatoes,

1 onion, chopped

2-3 green chillies, chopped

1tsp jeera

Pinch hing

1tsp ginger-garlic paste

¼ tsp turmeric powder

½ tsp dhaniya/coriander powder

½ tsp lemon juice (opt)

2tbsp Oil



  • Remove the leaves from the stem. Retain the tender stem from the bunch and discard the heavy ones. Put them into a bowl filled with water. Rinse well.
  • Squeeze out the water from the leaves. Chop them roughly and keep aside.
  • Wash potatoes and peel the skin. Chop them into cubes. Add them to a bowl with water. This helps to prevent discoloration of potatoes.
  • Heat a pan/kadai and add oil. When oil is hot, add jeera. When it splutters, add hing.
  • Add chopped onions and green chillies. Saute for a minute. Also add ginger garlic paste. Fry till the raw smell of ginger and garlic goes.
  • Add cubed potatoes, turmeric and sauté well. Close the lid and cook potatoes on a medium flame. Let them cook well in the oil till the edges are browned. You can sprinkle little water if required. Add dhaniya powder and salt to taste. Mix well.
  • When the potatoes are cooked well, add roughly chopped methi leaves and stir. Fry for few minutes. Let the water evaporate completely. Sprinkle lemon juice on top.
  • Serve hot with roti/paratha or rice.


  • You can boil or pressure cook potatoes and cube them. This will help to save your time.
  • Instead of green chillies, you can add red chilli powder too.
  • Using mustard oil gives a nice flavor to the recipe. Its optional and can use any cooking oil.


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