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Potato-Methi Masala

Potato pieces and methi leaves cooked with spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

Easy and tasty potato-methi dish for Rice,Sambar, Curd Rice,Rasam, Chapathi etc. requires 12 mins microwave cooking only. Try at home and enjoy.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 3 medium size potato- peeled and cut into bite size pieces
    • 1 cup chopped Methi leaves(fresh)
    • 1 onion-chopped fine
    • 1 tomato- chopped fine
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1 tsp mustard seeds
    • 1/2 tsp split Urad dhal
    • 2 tsp chilli powder
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1/2 tsp garam masala or any mutton masala
    • 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
    • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper powder
    • 1 tbsp fine coconut paste(ground with 1/2 tsp cumin seeds,1 small onion and 1 garlic pearl)
    • 2 tsp salt or to taste
    • few curry leaves
    • few coriander leaves
    • 3/4 cup water
    • 2 tsp refined oil


    1. Take a microwave bowl and add refined oil, chopped onions,cumin seeds,mustard seeds,split urad dhal  and curry leaves.
    2. Microwave this on high for a min.Take the bowl out.
    3. Add all the other ingredients including 3/4 cup water. Mix all the ingredients well with potato pieces so that the masala gets evenly spread and Microwave(high) this for 12 mins.
    4. Serve this tasty potato-methi masala with rice and sambar or rasam or Curd or chapathis.


    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Hi Pallavi & Vadivu,thank u so much for ur encouraging feedbacks.


    very tasty.i tried,it had come out well.

    pallavi agarkar

    your recipes are awesome.... m looking forward to try out your recipes.. thanx....