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Alu Methi



Alu Methi is a popular Indian dish made with potatoes and fenugreek leaves. It is usually cooked with spices such as cumin, coriander, turmeric, and chili powder. The potatoes are cooked until they are soft and then the fenugreek leaves are added and cooked until they are wilted. The dish is usually served with chapati or naan.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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2 tablespoons

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

fenugreek seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

medium onions, finely chopped


cloves garlic, minced


ginger, minced

1 teaspoon

green chillies, finely chopped


medium potatoes, cubed


fresh fenugreek leaves, chopped

2 cups

garam masala

1 teaspoon

Salt to taste

chopped fresh coriander leaves

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add the cumin, mustard and fenugreek seeds and fry for a few seconds until fragrant.

Step 3:

Add the turmeric powder, onions, garlic, ginger and green chillies and fry for a few minutes until the onions are soft and lightly browned.

Step 4:

Add the potatoes and fry for a few minutes until lightly browned.

Step 5:

Add the fenugreek leaves and fry for a few minutes until wilted.

Step 6:

Add the garam masala and salt to taste and mix well.

Step 7:

Cover the pan and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 8:

Remove from the heat and stir in the fresh coriander leaves.

Step 9:

Serve hot with chapatis or rice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 25085 users have chowed down on Alu Methi a whopping 34780 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Indore, Delhi, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Alu Methi like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Alu Methi, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in may.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Alu Methi is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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