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Gajar Methi (Carrot Fenugreek Leaves) Stir Fry

Gajar_Methi_Carrot_Vendhaya_Keerai_Stir_Fry_1Fenugreek leaves are little bitter in taste but are very good for health. It tastes nice when cooked with red carrots.

Here I have prepared Gajar Methi (Carrot Vendhaya Keerai) Stir Fry. My family also enjoys other methi based dishes like Methi Paratha, Vendhaya Keerai Sambar.

Fenugreek leaves are called Methi Saag in Hindi and Vendhaya Keerai in Tamil. Carrot is called Gajar in Hindi.

Serves: 4
Cooking time: 20 minutes approximately

Ingredients

  • Cleaned and chopped methi leaves – 2½ cup Vendhaya_Keerai_methi_saag
  • Chopped red carrot – 2 cup
  • Tomato chopped – 2 no
  • Onion chopped – 1 no
  • Green chilli chopped – 1 no
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tea spoon
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tea spoon
  • Coriander powder – 1½ tea spoon Red_Carrot_Gajar
  • Salt – as per taste
  • For seasoning
    • Mustard – ½ tea spoon
    • Cumin seed – ½ tea spoon
    • Urad dal – ½ tea spoon
    • Curry leaves – few
    • Cooking oil – 1½ tea spoon

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Method

  • Heat a pan with oil and do the seasoning; add onion, green chilli and fry till onion is soft; now add tomato and fry for 2 minutes.

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  • Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric, coriander powder and mix well; add chopped carrot.

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  • Add methi leaves; mix well, cover and cook in low flame for 5 minutes or till done.

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  • Serve hot with rice or chappati.

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Tips

  • Tender stems of methi can also be added.

{ 14 comments… add one }

  • PJ March 1, 2010, 8:40 am

    carrot and fenugreek.. what a unique combo! looks yummy and delicious.

  • Sushma Mallya March 1, 2010, 9:47 am

    Nice combo,love it…

  • Sushma Mallya March 1, 2010, 12:00 pm

    Happy holi to you too kamala,enjoy ur day…

  • Priya March 1, 2010, 1:45 pm

    Wat a healthy and unique combo..

  • Sarah Naveen March 1, 2010, 8:10 pm

    excellent combo..looks so yummy!!!

  • Rachel March 1, 2010, 8:38 pm

    All these great recipes for fenugreek make me want to try and grow it in my summer garden this year.

    Just wanted to let you know that the My Legume Love Affair 20 roundup is now live. Thank you for submitting your awesome recipe.

  • Padma March 1, 2010, 8:46 pm

    Nice combo… looks colorful and delicious.

  • Daisyblue March 1, 2010, 9:12 pm

    Carrot and Fenugreek looks a new combo..nice step by step pics

  • Trendsetters March 1, 2010, 11:10 pm

    this is very new to me…nice variation from the usual

  • Jyoti V March 2, 2010, 12:58 am

    Very interesting combo..very healthy too

  • Ramya Vijaykumar March 2, 2010, 2:26 am

    mmm two interesting ingredients — carrots and fenugreek leaves a healthy dish and aromatic one too!!!

  • kothiyavunu March 2, 2010, 6:11 am

    Rocking combo!! looks & sounds great!

  • Thiru June 17, 2012, 4:16 pm

    Thanks for your recipies.
    Could you please tell me what exactly what you mean by 1 cup

  • manju May 27, 2015, 6:44 pm

    Recipes are good. But I would like to know the measurement for one cup.

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