Sep 142012

Methi Bhajiya or Methi Pakora (Methi Pakoda) is one of the indian recipes starters. It is very easy and quick to make and definitely different in taste. Surprise your family and guests with Methi Bhajiya.

Cooking Time: App. 25 Minutes
Serves: 4 People

Methi Bhajiya


2 medium size chopped onion
1 medium size peeled and chopped potato
Half of the bunch (around 150 gram) of Methi (fenugreek leaves)
200 gram gram flour
1 ½ teaspoons garam masala powder
1 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon red chilli powder
1 ½ teaspoon coriander powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
2 tablespoons chopped coriander
2 tablespoon lemon juice
1 green chilli finely chopped (optional)
1 teaspoon asafoetida (hing) powder
Oil for frying
Salt to taste
Water as needed

Cooking Method:

1. Pick methi leaves from the bunch (or you can chop it).

2. Cut onion and potato in small dice (chopped).

3. Now take gram flour in big bowl, add chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, lemon juice, salt, asafoetida (hing) powder, 1 tablespoon oil, Onion, potato, chopped green chilli and mix it properly, add 50 ml water and mix it properly.

4. Now add chopped coriander. If you need more water add it but don’t make it runny. Please remember you need to maintain the consistency to form the mix.

5. Heat the oil in the pan (half of the pan); once oil heated, add tiny bit from the mix. If it comes up straight away and floats on oil means oil is heated properly.

4. Now you can add small bit (or small ball) of mix taking in your hand or with spoon into heated oil, add one by one small balls depends of the size the pan.

5. Once it floats on oil and turn in bit darker than original colour, take it out.

6. Carry on until you finish cooking all mix.

Serve Methi Bhajiya recipe hot with any chutney or tomatoes ketchup or mayo.

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