Methi Saag Bhaja – Fenugreek Leaves Fry  

This is a non spicy vegetable dish. Methi Saag is good for health as well as it gives lot of nutrients. It is a quick recipe which goes well with rice or roti.

Servings : 2

Cooking Time: 25 mins


  1. 2 Bunches Methi Saag or Fenugreek Greens
  2. 1 Eggplant cut into small pieces
  3. 3 Cloves of garlic minced
  4. 1 dried red chilly
  5. Few Dal bari
  6. 1 tsp Kalo Jeera
  7. Mustard oil
  8. Salt and sugar to taste


Cooking Procedure:

  1. Cut the methi saag 3-4 inches from the top where the stems are typically soft. Then pluck the leaves from rest of the stems. Put the leaves in a stainer and wash it thoroughly.
  2. Heat mustard oil in a pan and fry the dal bari until it is light brown. when done keep it aside.
  3. Now add the eggplant fry them unti they are light brown keep it aside when done.
  4. Lower the heat and then add mustard oil then add kalo jeera and dried red chilly tocrackle in oil. Make sure you break the red chilly otherwise it might burst.
  5. Add minced garlic and fry untill light brown.
  6. Now add the methi saag and fry them in low heat for about 4-5 mins until it is completely shrink. Cover the lid if required.
  7. Add fried eggplant and bari and mix well.
  8. Lastly add salt and pinch of sugar.
  9. Make sure that methi saag is not too dry so sprinkle with water and cover the lid and cook t in low heat for 2-3 mins.

Serving Suggestion:

Methi Shak Bhaja is now ready to be served with white rice or roti.  It took about 25 mins to prepare this recipe and serves 2-3 people


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