“Fenugreek flavored Potatoes/Aloo Methi Recipe”-Indian Sabzi Recipes

Fenugreek flavored Potatoes/Aloo Methi 

These really get made in a jiffy and are perfect when last minute guests drop in or for that matter, for any hot day when being too long in the kitchen is a bother.


  • ½ kg largish potatoes, peeled, boiled, and cubed
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped (or according to taste)
  • 2-3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoons dried fenugreek
  • Juice of half lemon (optional)
  • Salt to taste


A heavy-bottomed pan or karahi with a lid


  1. Heat the oil. Add the cumin seeds. Don’t let them turn too dark
  2. Add the turmeric, fenugreek and salt. Fry a few seconds.
  3. Add the tomatoes and fry till the fat separates
  4. Add the potatoes, stir well, cover and keep on the fire 7-10 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  5. Sharpen with the lemon juice if you like, before serving.
  6. Serves 4.

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