Lunch/Dinner

Sweet Potato with Fenugreek Leaves (Methi Sakarakandi Sabzi)

The Sweet Potato with Fenugreek Leaves is a nutritious combination of two superfoods. Sweet potato is a good substitute for potatoes. They are an excellent source of vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene). They are also a very good source of vitamin C, manganese, copper, pantothenic acid and vitamin B6. Additionally, they are a good source of potassium, dietary fiber, niacin, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, and phosphorus. Whereas, Fenugreek is used to improve metabolism in addition to using it to regulate blood sugar levels.

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Nutritious Recipe

Sweet Potato with Fenugreek Leaves (Methi Sakarakandi Sabzi)

Ingredients:
Fenugreek Leaves – 250 gms
Sweet potato – 3 medium size
Finely chopped garlic – 4
Finely chopped green chilly – 2
Mustard oil – 1 tbsp
Cumin – 1 tsp
Juice of 1/2 lemon

Spices:
Kitchen King Masala – 1 tsp
Turmeric – 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Salt to taste

Pomegranate for garnishing – 1/4 cup

Method:

  1. Boil one cup of water and add chopped methi leaves with little salt. Boil water for 10 minutes on a medium-high flame.
  2. After 10 minutes switch off the gas and drain the water. Keep boiled methi leaves in a colander and keep it aside.
  3. Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into cubes. Boil 1 cup of water in a pan and add sweet potato cubes and cook for 8 minutes on high flame. After 8 minutes strain potato and keep them aside. (Do not overcook the sweet potatoes)
  4. Heat the mustard oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and when the seeds crackle, add the garlic, chopped green chilies. Saute on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  5. Add all spices and boiled sweet potatoes. Mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes while stirring occasionally.
  6. Now add boiled and chopped fenugreek leaves. Mix well and cooks on a medium flame for 5 minutes while stirring occasionally.
  7. Switch off the flame and add lemon juice. Mix them well.
  8. Garnish with Pomegranate and serve hot with chapati or paratha.
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Methi Leaves with Sweet Potato

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