Cooking time (approx.): 16 minutes
Style: North Indian Vegetarian (Punjabi)
500 grams picked fresh fenugreek leaves (methi)
4 big potatoes unpeeled and cubed
2 teaspoons cumin seeds
2 teaspoons coriander seeds powdered
2 tablespoons each of ginger and garlic finely chopped
2 while dry red chillies roasted
2 green chillies finely chopped
1 teaspoon each of turmeric and asafoetida powders
4 tablespoons butter / ghee (clarified butter) / oil
salt to taste
Wash the fenugreek leaves thoroughly several times and chop them fine. Sprinkle some salt over them and keep aside for about half an hour.
Heat the butter / ghee / oil in a heavy-bottomed pan on medium level and lightly fry all the spices for about 1 minute.
Add the potato cubes, fenugreek leaves and adjust salt to taste. Mix well and cook covered on low level for about 15 minutes or till the potatoes are tender and all the water from the fenugreek leaves has evaporated.