How to Make Aloo Methi / Purgi

Tasty aromatic dish, simply done. fenugreek is a dried leaf that you can source from Asian supermarkets, similar-ish to coriander.

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How to Make Aloo Methi / Purgi Recipe
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1
finely chop half a large onion

finely chop half a large onion

2
chop  a bunch of potatoes, preferably new, into one inch cubes, boil for ten minutes max

chop a bunch of potatoes, preferably new, into one inch cubes, boil for ten minutes max

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3
peel your garlic

peel your garlic

4
peel your ginger.  I keep mine peeled and frozen.

peel your ginger. I keep mine peeled and frozen.

5
add your onions to a tablespoon of veg oil in a non stick pan or wok, leave in a high heat for a few minutes to cook, then lower the heat.

add your onions to a tablespoon of veg oil in a non stick pan or wok, leave in a high heat for a few minutes to cook, then lower the heat.

6
grate in your ginger.

grate in your ginger.

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Mix

Mix

8
Crush in your garlic and mix.

Crush in your garlic and mix.

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Add in your cumin seeds. mix and simmer

Add in your cumin seeds. mix and simmer

10
add in your chilli powder and coriander powder. adjust according to your tolerance levels. mix.

add in your chilli powder and coriander powder. adjust according to your tolerance levels. mix.

11
chop a tomato. or if you are like me and can never find a proper tomato, chop five cherry tomatoes.

chop a tomato. or if you are like me and can never find a proper tomato, chop five cherry tomatoes.

12
add, crush and mix. add some water to keep it moving

add, crush and mix. add some water to keep it moving

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add your 2 tablespoons of dried fenugreek leaves, halve it if it's too much for you. it can be found in most asian stores. mix

add your 2 tablespoons of dried fenugreek leaves, halve it if it's too much for you. it can be found in most asian stores. mix

14
add your drained potatoes, and half a cup of water. simmer on a low to medium heat for 25 mins.

add your drained potatoes, and half a cup of water. simmer on a low to medium heat for 25 mins.

15
chop up a few stalks worth of coriander and add to pan

chop up a few stalks worth of coriander and add to pan

16
finely chop 3 or less small green chillies, to taste. add to pan

finely chop 3 or less small green chillies, to taste. add to pan

17
simmer for another ten minutes, add a little water if needed. check if potatoes are cooked, then serve up with bread of choice.

simmer for another ten minutes, add a little water if needed. check if potatoes are cooked, then serve up with bread of choice.

Ingredients

1 Pounds potatoes 
3 garlic cloves 
1 Inch ginger 
1 Teaspoon whole cumin seeds 
2 Tablespoons fenugreek 
½ onion 
1 Teaspoon chill powder 
1 Teaspoon garam masala 
Bunches fresh coriander 
3 green chillis 
1 Teaspoon salt 
1 Teaspoon tomato 
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