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Aloo Methi Recipe Recipe By Cooking Teach

Aloo Methi Recipe | Punjabi Aloo Methi

Tasty spicy aloo methi recipe is a Punjabi recipe which is very famous. It is a very healthy and tasty dish. Here a simple recipe to make this Punjabi style aloo methi recipe.


  • 3 medium sized potatoes, cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup water
  • tomatoes skin removed
  • 2 onions finely chopped
  • 3-4 green chilli chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cup fresh fenugreek leaves (methi)
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 6-8 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 2 tbsp ginger (crushed)

Method to prepare in a microwave

  • To make a homemade spicy aloo methi, take a bowl and put the cut potatoes in 1 cup water.
  • Microwave covered high for 7 minutes.
  • Drain the water.
  • Puree the tomatoes in a blender until smooth.
  • Now put the puree in a bowl.
  • Add green chilies and cumin.
  • Microwave for approximately 6 minutes until you get the consistency of a thick sauce.
  • You may need to cook for a few minutes longer since the cooking time varies according to the water content of tomatoes.
  • Add the potatoes, fenugreek leaves and salt.
  • Microwave covered for another 2 minutes on high or until the potatoes are soft, gravy thick and the fenugreek leaves cooked but still green.
  • In another bowl, pour 1 tbsp oil.
  • Add the crushed garlic and ginger.
  • Microwave for 2 minutes, until golden.
  • Pour over the potato mixture.
  • Stir.
  • Serve hot with chapatis.


  • Place the tomatoes without MWO on high for 4 minutes.
  • The skin will blister and peel off easily.

Method to prepare in a cooker

The ingredients used to make an aloo methi in a cooker are the same as we used in the above method. the difference between both is in a procedure to make this aloo methi. Here are some simple steps to make this in a cooker.

  • Take a cooker, add oil, onion, garlic, and ginger.
  • Cook it till brown.
  • Now add tomato puree and cook until brown.
  • Now add haldi (turmeric powder), chilli, salt, and cumin powder.
  • Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add potatoes, fenugreek, and water.
  • Pressure cook for 4 whistles.
  • Now, remove a gas and open a cooker.
  • Add garam masala and mix well.
  • Serve hot with chapatis.