Carrot Methi Sabji with Roti

Carrot Methi Sabji is a traditional Indian dish made with carrots and fresh fenugreek leaves. It is typically spiced with a mixture of cumin, turmeric, ginger, and other spices, and is often served as a side dish with Roti (Indian flatbread). The dish can be prepared with various methods like steaming, boiling or pan-frying, it is a simple yet delicious dish that is enjoyed by many people.

Here is a basic recipe for making Carrot Methi Sabji:

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups diced carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh fenugreek leaves
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • A handful of chopped cilantro for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds, and let them crackle.
  3. Add the chopped onion and sauté until it turns golden brown.
  4. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.
  5. Add the chopped tomato and cook until it turns mushy.
  6. Add the cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well and cook for a minute.
  7. Add the diced carrots and chopped fenugreek leaves, and mix well.
  8. Add 1/2 cup of water, cover and cook until the vegetables are tender.
  9. Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve hot with Roti.

For making Roti: Ingredients:

  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup water

Instructions:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the wheat flour, salt and mix well.
  2. Slowly add water and knead the dough until it becomes smooth and elastic.
  3. Cover the dough and let it rest for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Divide the dough into equal portions and roll them out into circles.
  5. Heat a griddle or tawa over medium heat.
  6. Place the rolled out dough on the griddle and cook for a minute on one side.
  7. Flip it over and apply some oil on the cooked side.
  8. Flip it again and cook until brown spots appear on both sides.
  9. Repeat the process with the remaining dough.

Note: You can adjust the quantity of spices as per your taste preference.

Enjoy your delicious Carrot Methi Sabji with Roti, a perfect combination of flavors and textures. Let me know if there is anything else I can help you with.


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