Thursday, February 9, 2012

METHI /FENUGREEK LEAVES PEPPER CURRY (Post natal food)





This is a very traditional dish .
This curry is served along with plain rice or rice kanji/rice porridge as lunch or dinner for up to 28 days after delivery. The same curry can be prepared with drumstick leaves too. 
This is highly nutritious and a good source of iron. It is very good for breastfeeding moms.


INGREDIENTS


Coriander seeds/powder---------1/2 tsp
Black pepper corns/powder-----1 tsp
Cumin seeds------------------------1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder-------------------1/2 tsp
Grind the above ingredients to a smooth paste and keep it aside.


Fenu greek /Methi leaves------a bunch
Garlic ---------------------------------2 large cloves crushed
Ginger---------------------------------a small piece,crushed (optional)
Water as required
Salt as needed


METHOD

  1. In vessel add little water and then add the ground masala.
  2. When it boils add methi leaves,crushed garlic and needed salt.
  3. Cook in medium flame.
  4. Serve hot.

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