Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Methi Chutny

Here is a spicy recipe which you can prepare out of methi.Its a good combination with any paratas or simple rotis .Mouthwatering dish with bright red colour and very few ingredients.You can even preserve this for about 2 months by storing it in an airtight conainer and refrigerating it.

Methi leaves - 1 bunch
Tomatoes - 3 large
Garlic - 7-8 large
mustard - 1tsp
Cumin - 1tsp
Chilly powder-2 tsp
turmeric powder-1tsp
Salt -1.5 tsp
Water -2 cup
Oil - 2 tsp
Curry leaves -6-7

1. Wash ,clean and chop the fenugreek leaves[methi]
2.Then finely chop the tomatoes .
3.Take a pan and add 2 tsp of oil and cumin to it ,when it starts to splutter add chopped methi leaves,saute for about 5 mins
4.Add chopped tomatoes, garlic and saute for about 5 more mins.
5.Then when the tomatoes become soft add 2 cups of water,turmeric powder,salt chilly powder and cook by covering the lid for 10 mins.
6.Then take 1/2 tsp of oil in a small pan add curryleaves and mustard to it.Just when the mustards starts to splutters ad it to the cooked methi and saute properly.
7.Allow it to cool and then fill in a dry clean airtight bottle and this is now ready to be preserved.


Seema said...

This one looks yummy and colorful as u mentioned. Definatley a must make thing

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Thanks .Do try this one and lemme know.

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Anonymous said...

Looks Great! Does it taste grate?

Dr Naina said...

I tried this....its a cool recipe and tastes great too...Thanks Soumya.