Tarla Dalal’s Carrot Methi Subzi (Delicious Diabetic) Recipe

Delicious Carrot Methi Subzi!

Makes 4 servings

Start to Finish: 22 minutes

This is a great combination of textures and fragrant, spicy flavors that has the added advantage of being quick to make. Enriched with vitamin A, iron and fiber, it is nutritious too.


  • 2 cups carrot cubes
  • 2 cups finely chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
  • 1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 2 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
  • salt to taste


1. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.

2. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.

3. Add the green chillies and garlic, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.

4. Add the fenugreek leaves, turmeric powder,coriander powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

5. Add the carrots, salt and 1 cup of water, mix well and cover and cook for 7 to 8 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

6. Serve hot with whole wheat parathas or rotis.