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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Methi Bhaji - Maharastrian Style Methi Bhaji

Methi Bhaji is a Healthy Side dish from state of Maharastra. It Goes well with Chapathi,Roti,Phulka's & hot steamed Rice.Methi Bhaji is made with fresh Methi leaves,sauted with  Onions & tomato. Tomato Gives Tanginess to Bhaji.Methi is loaded with full of nutrition. Fenugreek leaves have high content of iron which increases RBC & hemoglobin.Consuming this leaves by lactating mothers, increases milk Production.Now we will see the preparation of Methi Bhaji.

Methi Bhaji

 Prep Time :  10   min.  
Cook Time : 13 - 15 minutes
Recipe Category:Sides 
Recipe Cusine:  Maharastrian.
Serves : 2.


Methi leaves (chopped) - 1 Cup.
Onion - 1.
Tomato - 1.
Coriander Powder - 1/2 tsp.
Cumin Powder - 1/4 tsp.
Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp.
Turmeric Powder - 1/8 tsp.
Salt - to Taste.

To Temper

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Garlic - 4.
hing - Generous Pinch.
oil - to fry.


Clean the Methi leaves, wash it & chop finely.
Chop Onion,Garlic & tomato finely.


  • Heat the oil, add mustard seeds.When it splutters add Cumin seeds.
  • When it sizzles, add hing,then Garlic, saute till Garlic turns Golden.
  • Add Chopped Onions, saute till it turns Pink.
  • Add Chopped Methi leaves, saute now & then. Cook it covered, till leaves are Cooked.

  • Add Chopped tomato. Add all spice powders., Coriander Powder,Cumin Powder,turmeric Powder & salt.
  • Cook till tomatoes turns Mushy. Now Methi Bhaji is Ready to Serve.

  • Onions could be replaced with pearl onions also, which gives extra taste to curry.
  • you can replace chilli powder with Green chillies also.
  • Adding tomato gives tangy taste to bhaji.