Aloe Vera Aur Methi Ki Subzi

An unusual preparation of aloe vera flavoured with fenugreek seeds. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Aloe Vera Aur Methi Ki Subzi
Main Ingredients Aloe vera, Fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Aloe Vera Aur Methi Ki Subzi

  • 200 grams Aloe vera
  • 1/2 cup Fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
  • 1/2 teaspo a pinch Turmeric powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger finely chopped
  • 2-3 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dried mango powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Coriander powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Raisins
  • Juice of ½ lemon


  1. Heat water in a non stick handi. Add a pinch of turmeric powder and a little salt.Cut aloe vera into small pieces and add to the water.
  2. Add methi dana, cover and cook till the water comes to a boil. Strain aloe vera and methi dana and refresh in cold water.
  3. Heat oil in a non stick kadai. Add cumin seeds and sauté till fragrant. Add asafoetida, ginger, green chillies and sauté.
  4. Add aloe vera and methi dana and mix well. Add red chilli powder, amchur, remaining turmeric powder, coriander powder, salt and mix well.
  5. Add sugar, raisins, lemon juice and mix well. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 518
Carbohydrates 39.3
Protein 12.7
Fat 34.5
Other Fiber Fiber- 19.8gm