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Plain Methi Sabzi Recipe

Plain Methi Sabzi is a popular Indian Curries
Author :
On :
Tuesday, 28 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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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:

    1. Pick leaves of methi, chop coarsely, wash and drain.
    2. Pour in 1 litre of boiling water, simmer for 2-3 minutes.
    3. Drain, wash well in colander under running tap water.
    4. Press out excess water, keep aside.
    5. Heat oil in a pan, add seeds, asafoetida, allow to splutter.
    6. Add tomatoes, all dry masalas, stir. Simmer till oil separates.
    7. Add a tbsp. water, bring to a boil.
    8. Add fenugreek leaves, mix well, cook on low till oil separates.
    9. Serve hot with thin hot chappatis or phulkas.
    10. 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.


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