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methi bhaji recipe or methi ki sabji
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methi bhaji recipe, methi ki sabji

methi bhaji is a healthy recipe made in the form of a sabzi using tomato and onions.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Curries
Cuisine: North Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 220kcal
Author: Asiya


  • 6 bunches of methi leaves/fenugreek leaves
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 medium size onions finely sliced
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 medium size tomatoes finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp freshly chopped coriander leaves


Washing of methi leaves:

  • Pluck all the leaves of methi from the bunch.
  • Wash the methi well under running water.
  • Strain the methi until it is free from water content.
  • Methi leaves are ready to be used.

Cooking the methi bhaji:

  • Take a non stick pan or wok, add oil and heat it.
  • Add sliced onions into it and saute until slight golden color.
  • Add methi leaves, mix well and saute for few minutes on low flame.
  • When all the methi leaves are gathered, add chopped tomatoes and mix.
  • Cook until tomatoes get soft.
  • Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, mix everything well.
  • Cook the sabji for 5-10 minutes on low flame.
  • Add freshly chopped coriander leaves, mix well.
  • Cook the methi sabzi for another 5-10 minutes until the methi appears soft.
  • Do not cook the sabji on high flame.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Serve the sabji with rice or chapathi.


1. If one does not prefer to add tomatoes, then this ingredient can easily be skipped and the taste of the methi sabzi does not differ.
2. It tastes good if tomatoes are skipped.
3. If one finds the sabzi hard to eat then add some boiled potato slices while cooking the curry to make the recipe eatable.


Calories: 220kcal
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