Sunday, February 23, 2014

Methi Cucumber Curry

1 bunch methi[fenugreek leaves]-chopped
1 cucumber-cut in small cubes
1 tsp pepper-freshly ground
1 tsp jeera[cumin] powder
1 tbsp peanuts
salt[ can use rock salt] to taste

Dry roast the peanuts and remove. Cool and grind coarsely.

Add a tsp of oil/ghee, add cumin powder and pepper powder and the cut cucumber. Add a little salt, just enough for the cucumber. Saute till the cucumber is still crunchy and lost a little of its water.

Remove the cucumber, add a tsp of oil, the chopped greens, salt enough for the greens and cook covered till the leaves are cooked[no water needed]. They should not be completely soft. Let them retain their shape.

Mix the cucumber, add the coarsely ground peanuts and treat yourself :)

Goes with rice, roti or add a little more crushed peanuts and eat it as is...

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