Fenugreek leaves curry / Methi tomato curry / Menthi kura recipe

Fenugreek leaves curry is a healthy and delicious dish for chapathi, pulka, roti and even for rice. Fenugreek leaves are called with different names in languages like menthi kura or methi curry. Along with fenugreek leaves I have chosen tomatoes and onions for making the curry. Fenugreek leaves are cultivated worldwide as a semiarid crop. Menthi kura leaves varies in size. In some areas the leaves will grow large in size and in other areas small.

Menthi kura curry is so simple to prepare that you can finish within 15minutes. If anyone suffering from gastric problem then this fenugreek leaves can solve the problem. Menthi leaves are having rich nutrition value. It is basically a kind of green leafy vegetables but compared with other leafy vegetables this fresh fenugreek leaves are bitter in taste. But when it is cooked with correct spices then the outcome would be tastier.

Fenugreek leaves tomato curry

Fenugreek leaves tomato curry


Fenugreek leaves tomato curry ingredients

  • Fenugreek leaves – 2 cups
  • Tomatoes – 2
  • Onions – 2
  • Red chili powder – 1tbsp
  • Green chilies – 2
  • Tempering seeds – 1tbsp
  • Salt (required)
  • Oil – 3tbsp
  • Coriander leaves
  • Curry leaves

How to Make

Preparation process

Preparation process3


Step 1: Wash the fenugreek leaves in water for 2-3 times. Keep this a side.

Step 2: Chop the tomatoes, onions and green chilies.

Cooking process

Step 3: Keep a cooking pan on stove. Give a light flame.

cooking pan on stove


Step 4: Add oil to the pan. After oil getting hot add tempering seeds.

oil getting hot add tempering seeds2


Step 5: Fry the tempering seeds till sizzling.

Step 6: Now add the onions and green chilies. Fry it for 5 mins.

add the onions and green chilies


Step 7: Add curry leaves and tomatoes.

curry leaves and tomatoes


Step 8: Put required salt and sprinkle red chili powder.

required salt and sprinkle red chili powder


Step 9: Mix all these ingredients and cover the pan with lid.

Mix all these ingredients


Step 10: After 2mins add fenugreek leaves or menthi kura to the mixture.

add fenugreek leaves


Step 11: Mix it well. Cook it for 5 mins. (Fenugreek leaves / menthi kura won’t take much time to cook)

menthi kura won’t take much time to cook


Step 12: Turn off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.

flame and garnish with coriander leaves.1


Tasty & healthy fenugreek leaves curry is ready.

Nicotinic acid and protein are rich in fenugreek leaves which are necessary for hair growth. Lot of health problems are solved with fenugreek leaves like heals diabetes, reduces heart problems, lowers cholesterol and controls bowel problems.