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Serves 4

For this Methi Alu recipe you need

2 tablespoons dried fenugreek leaves ( methi ), soaked*
1 ½ tablespoons mustard oil or ghee
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 dried red chili pepper, crushed
5 medium potatoes, washed, peeled, and cubed
¾ teaspoon salt

Methi Alu Recipe

Soak the dried fenugreek leaves in 1 cup of water for 5 minutes.

In a heavy pan, heat the oil over medium heat.

Add garlic and chili pepper and sauté until the garlic is light brown.

Add the potatoes and salt and stir-fry for 3 minutes.

Skim the fenugreek leaves floating on the surface of the soaking water.

Add the leaves and ½ cup of liquid from top of the soaking water ( impurities sink to the bottom ) to the potatoes and bring to a boil.

Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer, stirring often, until the potatoes are cooked and no water remains, about 15 minutes

Background information on this Methi Alu recipe

Serve with puris and vinegar pickles with vegetables and fruits.

*Note: Dried fenugreek leaves should be soaked in water for 5 minutes and then stirred with the fingertips. The dust that settles to the bottom is not good to ingest and should be discarded.

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Methi Alu Recipe extracted from the vegetarian recipes of the "Healing Cuisine" book, which contains over 200 tasty ayurvedic, vegetarian indian recipes (see full list of vegetarian recipes)

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