Friday, May 2, 2008

Gajar Methi ki subzi

We just fell in love with this subzi after our trip to Rajasthan. (during summer vacations, way back when I was in the school). Mom probably guessed all the ingredients correctly as her own version is an all-time hit at my home.

Gajar Methi ki subzi
Ingredients

3 carrots, peeled & diced

1 cup fresh fenugreek leaves, rinsed, chopped

Salt to taste

1/2 tsp chili powder

A pinch of garam masala

Tempering

2 tsp oil

1/2 tsp cumin seeds

A generous pinch of asafoetida


Method

1. Heat oil. Add cumin seeds and asafoetida.

2. As the cumin seeds start spluttering, add chopped carrots and fenugreek leaves. Saute.

3. Add 1 tbsp water. Cover with a lid. Let it cook on the low flame.

4. Keep checking from time to time. Do not let it burn.

5. Add salt , garam masala, chili powder to taste.

Notes
1. Spinach can be substituted instead of fenugreek leaves.
2. You can use more oil or ghee based on your preference.


This post is my contribution to RCI: Rajasthan - Flavours of the Desert.

RCI event is started by Lakshmi of VeggieCuisine.

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