Quick Aloo Kasuri Methi
Quick Aloo Kasuri Methi is a simple, easy and effortless subji that can be prepared in a few minutes.
Everyone in my family loves potatoes. This quick aloo methi subji is my ‘to go to’ dish when I am looking for a hassle-free quick recipe that I can prepare in 15-20 minutes. Simple, easy and loaded with flavour.
Kasuri Methi is dried fenugreek leaves. Fenugreek leaves are slightly bitter in taste, with an earthy aromatic flavour. Fenugreek leaves are also quite popular for their nutritional value as it is rich in vitamins and minerals.
1 tablespoon mustard oil
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
½ teaspoon asafoetida
3 medium sized unpeeled diced potato (1 cm approx)
2 tablespoons dried fenugreek (kasuri methi)
Salt to taste
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 teaspoons coriander powder
1 teaspoon red chilli powder
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon mango powder
2 teaspoons sunflower oil
Heat mustard oil in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds and asafoetida. Once the seeds begin to splutter add the diced potatoes, kasuri methi, salt, turmeric powder and ¼ cup of water.
Mix and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
Once the pressure is released open the cooker and heat a non-stick pan. Empty the softened potatoes in the pan and sauté on high heat to make sure the potatoes are dry and there is no water.
Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, mango powder and oil and sauté for 2-3 minutes on medium heat.
Serve hot with roti, rice or lachha paratha.