Plain Methi Sabzi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 large bunch fenugreek greens
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp dhania powder
  • 2-3 pinches turmeric powder
  • 2 pinches asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp each mustard and cumin seeds

How to Make Plain Methi Sabzi

  • Pick leaves of methi, chop coarsely, wash and drain.
  • Pour in 1 litre of boiling water, simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Drain, wash well in colander under running tap water.
  • Press out excess water, keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add seeds, asafoetida, allow to splutter.
  • Add tomatoes, all dry masalas, stir. Simmer till oil separates.
  • Add a tbsp. water, bring to a boil.
  • Add fenugreek leaves, mix well, cook on low till oil separates.
  • Serve hot with thin hot chappatis or phulkas.
  • Variation: Substitute methi with spinach or spring onions. These need not be boiled before adding to the recipe. Just chop fine, wash, drain and continue from there.