Top 20 Different Types of Leaf Dishes

Leaf Dishes

1 Rice Panki

Rice Panki is a delicious Gujarati dish. Ingredients used are rice flour, beaten curd, garlic paste, chili powder, chili paste, jeera powder, asafoetida, flour, banana leaf, and salt. All the ingredients are combined together and are kept aside for 3to 4 hours. The mixture is spread on the banana leaf to prepare the dish.


2 Keema Methi

Keema methi is a delicious traditional dish of Andhra Pradesh. This dish is made with fenugreek leaves. Ingredients used are mutton/ lamb/ beef, onions, methi leaves, ginger paste, garlic paste, cumin seeds, garam masala, salt, coriander seeds, garam masala, salt, turmeric, red pepper, black pepper, and bay leaves.


3 Patrani Ni Machi

Patrani ni machi is a steamed parsi fish. Fish is coated in coconut chutney, and it is steamed in wrapped banana leaf. Ingredients used are fish, lemon, salt, coconut, green chili, coriander leaves, mint leaves, cumin seeds, sugar, and salt.


4 Damni Dhokla

Damni dhokla is a Gujarati dish eaten with mint chutney or any other chutney. Ingredients used are Bengal gram, masoor dal, urad dal, yellow moong, boiled rice, curd, black chana, methia keri sambar, jiggery, and lots more.


5 Macher Paturi

Macher Paturi is a Bengali dish traditionally made with marinated fish wrapped in banana leaf. Ingredients used are salmon fish, mustard oil, nigella seeds, turmeric, banana leaves, mustard paste, sugar, and salt. The mixture is prepared using the ingredients, and fish is fully coated and marinated by wrapping banana leaves around it.


6 Machcha Patropoda

Machcha patropoda is a delicious dish marinated with masala wrapped in banana leaf. Ingredients used are ginger, garlic, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, red chili, fish, salt, green chili, turmeric, curry leaves, coriander leaves, and mustard oil.


7 Bhapa Paneer

Bhapa paneer is a delicious dish popular in the North- India. Ingredients used are paneer, curd, mustard seeds, turmeric, chili powder, red chili, green chili, salt, coriander leaves, and mustard oil. A mixture is created with all the ingredients and paneer is added.


8 Valsan

Valsan is a traditional sweet dish of Kerala. It is made of rice flour with sweet filing inside, and it is steamed in banana leaf. Ingredients used are rice flour, water, salt and for sweet filing rice flakes, grated coconut, jaggery, cardamom powder, and banana leaf. It takes 10-20 minutes to cook.


9 Palak Paneer

Spinach leaves is used in this dish. It’s a most popular delicious traditional dish of the northern part of India. Ingredients used are paneer, spinach, oil, cumin seeds, bay leaf, ginger, garlic, onion, salt, red pepper, coriander powder, black cardamom, and cream. It can be served with Matar Pulao or Chapati.


10 Methi Palak

Methi palak is a great dish rich in vitamins and other nutrition. It is beautifully blended with delicious chili and spices. Ingredients used are fenugreek leaves, spinach, mustard oil, cumin seeds, cumin powder, green chili, ghee, papad, and salt. Both the leaves are boiled separately and are grinded to a fine paste. It is garnished with roasted papad and enjoyed with roti.


11 Bathua Saag

Bathua Saag is a popular, delicious, and healthy North Indian dish. Ingredients used are bathua, garlic paste, green chili, cumin seeds, salt, mustard oil, garam masala, garlic, and water. It is served and garnished with garam masala, garlic cloves, and is enjoyed with roti or parantha.


12 Palak Dal Khichdi

Palak dal khichdi is easy to make.The dish is full of nutritious heaven. Ingredients used are spinach, onion, tomato, rice, dal, cumin, mustard seeds, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, red chili, curry leaves, garlic paste, and ghee. It is cooked in a cooker. After two whistles it is opened, and warm ghee is toped over it.


13 Sarson ka Saag

Sarson ka saag is a classic Punjabi dish. It’s a delicious and most demanded dish during winters. Ingredients used are sarson saag, palak saag, bathua saag, salt, attta, chili, ginger, onions, garlic, ghee, red pepper, garam masala, and coriander powder. All the three sags are cooked together, and it is garnished with ginger fried in ghee.


14 Mushroom Palak Kofta

Mushroom palak kofta is a delicious, unique dish. The kofta is made with palak and mushroom is dipped in gravy. Ingredients used are palak, water, butter, mushroom, salt, black pepper powder.For kofta boiled potato, paneer, khoya, cardamom powder, salt, black pepper, saffron, maida, coriander, and oil is used.


15 Methi Chicken

Methi chicken is nothing but a chicken curry with Fenugreek leaves. Chicken is cooked with lots of assorted spices and fenugreek leaves. Ingredients used are chicken, onions, tomatoes, oil, jeera, turmeric, ginger, cumin powder, coriander powder, chili powder, methi leaves, and masalas. It is enjoyed best with steamed basmati rice, naan, or roti.


16 Bathua Parantha

Bathua parantha is flat Indian bread made with bathua leaves. It’s a popular dish in northern parts of India. Ingredients used are bathua leaves, water, potato, wheat flour, ajwain, cumin seeds, green chili, asafoetida, salt, oil, and ghee. It can be best enjoyed with achaar or curd.


17 Methi Pakora

Methi pakora is a delicious yummy snack popular in monsoon and winter seasons. Ingredients used are gram flour, fenugreek leaves, salt, coriander leaves, green chili, onion, turmeric, oil and, water. It is served with green chutney, tamarind chutney, and ginger tea.


18 Spinach Pakora

Spinach pakora is a famous winter Indian snack easy to make and delicious to eat. Ingredients used are gram flour, spinach, water, turmeric, red chili, oil, salt, and green chili. It is deeply fried to get crispy texture;it can also double fried for more crisp. It can be enjoyed with tamarind chutney with a hot cup of tea.


19 Methi Parantha

Methi parantha is an Indian bread with the goodness of Fenugreek leaves. Ingredients used are fenugreek leaves, gram flour, wheat flour, asafoetida, chili powder, ghee, chopped green chili, and coriander leaves. Methi parantha is made by mixing all the ingredients together and then cooked. It can be enjoyed with chutney and curd.


20 Fenugreek And Lal Maat Crostini

Fenugreek and lal maat crostini is a delicious dish made by sprinkling olive oil on crusty bread with cheese on top. Ingredients used are olive oil, onions, garlic, cumin seeds, chili flakes, methi leaves, maat leaves, cheese, tomatoes, bread, and garlic peeled.