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Kela Methi Nu Shaak

Kela Methi Nu Shaak- Mildly spiced banana and fresh fenugreek stir fry

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: accompaniment, Side Dish
Cuisine: Gujarati Cuisine
Keyword: kela, kela methi shaak, methi
Servings: 2 people
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 3 Ripe banana/ Paka kela
  • 1.5 Cup Fresh Fenugreek / Hari Methi
  • 1.5 tsp Green Chillies / Hari Mirch chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger / Adrak
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
  • 1 tsp Sugar / Chini
  • To Taste Salt / Namak
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder/ Laal Mirch
  • Pinch Garam Masala
  • 2.5 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • Pinch Asafoetida / Hing powder


  • Pick tender  leaves of methi and wash them well and chop finely.Peel and slice banana in medium thick roundels and keep aside.

  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin and carom seeds.Then add chopped green chilies and asafoetida and stir till cumin become golden in color.

  • Now add chopped fenugreek leaves and 3 tbsp of water.Cover the pan and cook till leaves get cooked.

  • Now add sugar,salt,chili powder ,garam masala and lemon juice in banana slicesAdd turmeric powder in the pan and stir to mix.

  • Now add banana slices in the pan and stir gently.Cook for few seconds or for a minute.

  • Serve hot with bajra or wheat roti.