Methi Pakoda Curry

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20 mins Cooking Time
3 Servings
Diversity score info

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Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 8%
Carbs 26%
Fats 66%
Antioxidant Rich
No Dairy
No Added Sugar

This is a quintessential Methi Pakoda curry vegetable dish is favorite across India. Savoury and delicious, it is rich in total fiber, protein, calcium, iron and potassium. This flavorful vegetarian and vegan methi tomato curry can be had as a lunch and dinner main course dish. Have it with roti, paneer jowar roti, lemon rice or rice and make your meal interesting. Its a quick and easy antioxidant rich and lactose free recipe.


  • 1/4 Cup Bengal Gram Flour (Besan)
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Fenugreek (Methi)
  • 3 Tbsp Chopped Tomato
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Onion
  • 4 No. Curry Leaves (Kadi Patta)
  • 1 Tsp Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Green Chilli Paste
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 Tsp Grated Ginger
  • 1/4 Tsp Asafoetida (Hing)
  • 1/4 Tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/4 Tsp Mustard Seeds (Rai)
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • For Frying Oil
  • As Required Water


  • Step 1

    In a mixing bowl, add besan

  • Step 2

    Mix in green chilli paste, ginger, haldi, red chilly powder, salt, hing, methi leaves and water as required

  • Step 3

    Mix it well and add wheat flour

  • Step 4

    Make balls out of it, heat oil for frying and deep fry pakoda

  • Step 5

    Fry it until golden brown. Keep aside

  • Step 6

    Heat oil in a pan

  • Step 7

    Add rai, jeera, kadi patta leaves, hing, onion, tomato, salt, haldi, red chilly powder and water

  • Step 8

    Stir well until all ingredients are well combined

  • Step 9

    Add methi fritters in the gravy, cover and allow to cook

  • Step 10

    Serve hot with hot rice

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Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(134gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 12gm 4.4%
Dietary Fiber 3gm 12.3%
Protein 4gm 8.7%
Total Fat 15gm 19.5%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


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  • Running (6 mph ) 35 minutes
  • Bicycling 28 minutes

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