17th April 2024

Baby Methi Prawns Stir Fry

Baby Methi Prawns Stir Fry

Baby methi is small newly sprouted fenugreek. It is tender but with a slightly bitter-ish taste. When teamed with fresh prawns, their bitter taste is reduced and in fact the methi gives a nice aroma to the dish. You can serve this baby methi prawn stir fry with hot chapatis or as a side with rice.

Serves: 2 persons

Prep. Time: 10 mins

Cooking Time: 8 to 10 mins


  • Baby Methi – 5 small bunches
  • Prawns (peeled & deveined) – ¼ cup – cleaned (small or finely chopped big ones)
  • Garlic (finely chopped) – 4 cloves (small)
  • Light Green Chilly (finely chopped) – 1
  • Oil – 1 tbsp.
  • Salt – ¼ tsp.
Making of Baby Methi Prawns Stir Fry

Step 1:     Apply a pinch of salt to the cleaned, washed and drained prawns and keep aside.

Step 2:     Cut of the roots of the methi. Wash and drain well. Chop fine and keep aside.

Step 3:     Heat the oil in a pan and add the garlic and green chilly and sauté for a few seconds on medium heat. Add the prawns and sauté for a minute till they change colour.

Step 4:     Add the chopped methi, a pinch of salt (if needed). Mix and cook covered on low heat for 5 to 6 minutes. Serve hot.

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