Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Fenugreek leaves and potato curry


2 tbsp oil
1/8 tsp mustard seeds
1/8 tsp cumin seeds
2 tbsp onion
1 bunch fenugreek leaves
1 cup potatoes chopped into 1/2" cubes
1/4 tsp chillie flakes or to taste
1/8 tsp turmeric
1/4 tsp salt

Remove hard stems, wash soft stems and leaves.
Heat oil, add mustard seeds then cumin seeds. Add onions and saute, then add potatoes with spices mix and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Then add fenugreek leaves mix it and cook covered till the leaves are soft and potatoes are fully cooked. Add 1 tbsp water if needed.
This can be served as a curry with rice or stuffed in rotis.


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68 comments:

  1. wow...delicious and healthy dish...yum!

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  2. delicious curry.....colorful tooo......loving it

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  3. Delicious tasty sidedish. Looks awesome.

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  4. looks yumm!...its a good healthy side dish!

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  5. Have never used fenugreek leaves before...thanks for sharing!

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  6. mouthwatering here, very tempting curry....

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  7. Healthy, simple, and delicious - great job!

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  8. I love this combo..beautiful photo..

    US Masala

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  9. I love how you spice everything. And it's all so warming.

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  10. Oh, you have one of our favorite dishes here :) one more thing I add one finely chopped tomato at the end :)

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  11. Very refreshing and mouthwatering....

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  12. Can you believe I still have not been able to find a good source for fenugreek!? Argh...drives me crazy. I know I would love this curry, it sounds amazing! Thanks for sharing it w/ the hearth and soul hop this week :D

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  13. I love this recipe, so simple and definitely a healthy dish.

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  14. I love potatoes in any form..... & your curry make me drool here.

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  15. One of my favorites.But I make it quite differently..your version sounds very good and looks nice

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  16. Potato with greens sounds a gud combination

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  17. beautifully presented... love the colors and how healthy this is!

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  18. Aaloo and methi is a great combination... very healthy and tasty :)

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  19. Wonderful combo,luks delicious...

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  20. I never cooked with all fenugreek leaves so this will be a great starting point!

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  21. My daughters fav. dish..looks so delicious..like the pics !

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  22. My all time fav dish- aloo methi! Looks delicious

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  23. Thanks for commenting on my blog! I am now following you also.
    Interesting I use Fenugreek seeds all the time, but never used the leaves. Really never even seen them ... will look for them. But I really like this dish!

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  24. wonderful looking dish...and so healthy...
    Reva

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  25. Such a healthy curry, simply delicious..

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  26. Simple and delicious side dish,love the combo.

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  27. Looks lovely, would be perfect with rotis.

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  28. Ha! My favorite combination! Perhaps next only to aloo gobi.

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  29. I am just now starting to branch out to greens other than spinach. Funugreek leaves are something I am not even sure I can find in my small town. However, that curry sounds positively wonderful.

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  30. I had this dish at an indian restaurant and it did not look half as good as yours. I bet yours tastes a bazillion times better than what they had :D
    Since this looks so simple to make, i will make this for dinner tonight ;)

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  31. yummy n healthy curry.pic perfect

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  32. i never tried this dish with fenugreek leaves. I make something similar but with spinach leaves.

    it sounds good and looks delicious
    thanks for sharing

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  33. One of my favorite dish... Looks very yummy!!!

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  34. Great post, it looks delicious! Your photostream is fantastic too! I particularly like the pics of Prince Edward Island...I grew up reading the Anne of Green Gables series and would love to visit PEI one day...look forward to seeing more posts!

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  35. Un ottimo contorno,bravo!!! ;-)
    Ciaoo

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  36. yummy combo...looks so delicious..

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  37. Love potatoes :) and sure this combi sounds great :)

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  38. I love aloo methi and it's been some time now that I am craving for it... will try your recipe. Do you think I can use frozen methi? I don't like the dried one and they are the only two that I can find here...

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  39. The curry looks so neat and tempting! Never cooked this way sounds nice!

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  40. YUM! This sounds and looks fantastic!

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  41. This looks so delicious.....would love to have this as a side to dal curry!

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  42. that is one flavorful potato dish!! the fenugreek is a wonderful compliment to this dish!

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  43. For some reason I never think to put potatoes in my curry at home but I love potatoes! Your recipe sounds great, thanks for sharing!

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  44. This sounds like one delicious dish! Love new ways to use potatoes!

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  45. I cooked something similar quite recently. Did not use fenugreek leaves though. Now I am wondering where I can get fenugreek leaves here.

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  46. Nice combination!! looks awesome too....

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  47. I like the color contrast between light yellow potatoes and dark green fenugreek leaves, with specks of red from the chili flakes. Thanks for contributing to MLLA!

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  48. Wow this is a lovely dish, the textures and flavors are such great combinations :)

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  49. hi nice dish...thanks for visiting my blog...me too following your blog

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  50. I'll have to look and see if my local Indian market has fenugreek leaves. I am betting they do but I just never looked for them before.

    Thanks for a great recipe!

    Jason

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  51. I didn't know fenugreek leaves are used in cooking too! thanks for sharing! I just know that Fenugreek helps with milk supply (for breastfeeding mom) :)

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  52. It looks really amazing!! I have to try it!! Thanks for sharing :-)
    sesame seeds
    fennel seeds

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