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The healthy methi bhaji recipe for lunch and dinner - 24 Mantra Organic

The healthy methi bhaji recipe for lunch and dinner - 24 Mantra Organic

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Yummy Methi Bhaji Recipe to Try at Home

Recipes
15.03.2021

Fenugreek or methi is one such leaf that does not gain the spotlight it deserves. If we were to list the use of green veggies in the Indian kitchen, methi would rank very low on this list. However, this methi bhaji recipe is the perfect combination of comfort food and high-nutrition qualities.

Especially as the winter and monsoon roll around, the use of fenugreek can be an excellent way to fight inflammations and boost immunity. They are also proven to give better digestive health, control sugar absorption, and reduce harmful cholesterol.

When making this methi bhaji recipe, ensure you buy your products from an organic and healthy source. An organically grown methi is free from pesticides and insecticides. Additionally, they are rich in antioxidants that the body needs for cell rejuvenation.

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Here is what you need to know about this methi bhaji recipe to make at home in just a few minutes:

Details:

  • Preparations time: 6 Minutes
  • Cook time: 15 Minutes
  • Serves: 2 People
  • Cuisine: Maharashtrian
  • Vessels needed: Kadhai or casserole

Ingredients:

Suppose you are looking to execute the perfect methi bhaji recipe; the first step is getting your hands on the best ingredients. Organic ingredients are the ideal way to get a perfectly balanced dish that is rich in nutrition.

Here is all you need for this methi ki bhaji:

  • Fresh methi (fenugreek leaves): 3 cups
  • Garlic cloves: 4
  • Onion: 1 large size
  • Turmeric powder: ½ tbs
  • Salt to taste
  • Grated coconut: ½ cup
  • Organic olive oil: 2 tbsp

Directions for cooking methi ki bhaji:

  1. Add the oil in a large kadhai and heat. You may use any oil of your choice; organic olive oil or vegetable oil provides the best flavour pallet for this dish.
  2. To this, add the finely chopped cloves of garlic.
  3. Lightly saute this garlic till they turn golden brown or stop releasing the fragrance.
  4. Now add the onions. For the ideal texture of this methi bhaji recipe, finely chop the onions.
  5. Saute this for a few minutes until the onions turn transparent.
  6. Add the turmeric powder and mix it well.
  7. To this, add the fresh methi leaves. Allow it to cook for at least three to four minutes.
  8. Add salt to taste and mix thoroughly.
  9. Cover the vessel with a lid and allow it to cook on a low-to-medium flame for at least 10-12 minutes.
  10. Once you notice the methi ki bhaji cooked, add the grated coconut.
  11. Mix the dish well and re-cap the vessel. Allow this to cook for an additional two minutes, so the flavours combine.

 

 

 

 

 

Variations and service:

  • If you are looking to add some more texture to the food, soak a handful of organic moong dal for two hours and add them in with the methi.
  • You can also add some chilli powder or garam masala powder with the methi if you are looking for a spicier outcome. This methi bhaji recipe tastes best when a little hotter on the tongue.
  • The dish is a perfect companion to some freshly prepared rotis or a side to dal-rice.

Cooking tips:

  • You can add a few slit green chillies in the oil at the start of the recipe for an additional kick of flavours.
  • Please do not add water when cooking this methi bhaji recipe as the leaves themself release a fair amount of moisture.
  • Wash the methi with extra caution before you chop them. If you opt for organic fenugreek, these leaves will be relatively easier to clean.

Final thoughts,

A simple dish like this methi bhaji recipe takes only a few minutes to make and provides a whole ton of nutrition. Just one portion of this dish can give the following value to your body:

Calories 200 Kcal
Protein 6.8 g
Carbs 10.5 g
Fat 10 g

This methi bhaji recipe is a healthy choice for lunch, dinner, or your tiffin box to work/school. When a simple preparation can give such a broad array of nourishment to the body, why go any other way?

 

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