How to make Methi ka Salad -

Fresh fenugreek leaves and tomatoes make a wonderfully healthy salad.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Fenugreek Leaves, Tomatoes (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Salads

Methi ka Salad

Methi ka Salad Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Methi ka Salad Recipe

  • Fenugreek Leaves leaves separated 1 large bunch

  • Tomatoes

  • Vinegar 1/2 cup

  • Oil ½ cup + 1

  • Mustard paste 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1 tablespoon

  • Dried pomegranate seeds (anardana) 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Tomatoes 2 medium

  • Garlic 8 cloves

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Walnuts 8-10 broke

  • Lemon wedge 1 for garnish


Step 1

To make dressing, blend together vinegar, ½ cup oil, mustard paste, red chilli powder, chaat masala, sugar and dried pomegranate seeds. Add salt, mix well and strain the mixture into a bowl.

Step 2

Roughly chop tomatoes and add to the dressing. Add fenugreek leaves and mix well. Heat the remaining oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 3

Mash garlic cloves, add to the pan and sauté till the garlic becomes evenly golden and crisp. Add mustard seeds and walnuts and sauté till the mustard seeds splutter.

Step 4

Transfer the fenugreek salad into a serving plate. Pour the tempering over the salad. Garnish with a lemon wedge and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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