Methi Besan Subzi

Methi Besan Subzi - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Methi besan subzi is a very tasty and nutritious subzi made with fenugreek leaves, gram flour and spices. Spices give a nice flavor to the methi leaves and reduces the bitterness of the methi leaves.
Methi leaves are available in plenty during winter season and hence is a good way of including them in your daily diet. This subzi is simple and easy to make too with the ingredients available at home.
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Prep Time25 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Served As: Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Tangy
Calories 129 kcal
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

  • 3 Fenugreek leaves Methi, washed and chopped finely
  • 1/2 cup Gram flour Besan
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin seed jeera
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Dry mango powder or Amchoor
  • Salt to taste
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Instructions
 

  • Separate the leaves from the stems of the methi leaves.
  • Wash or rinse the leaves in running water to remove any mud particles in them. Drain the water completely and then chop the leaves finely. Keep it aside.
  • Dry roast the gram flour in a pan on medium flame till it turns light brown in colour. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in the same pan on medium flame. Add cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.
    Methi Besan Subzi - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Then add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder and coriander powder.
  • Stir on a low flame for half a minute till the raw smell of the ginger-garlic goes away. Take care not to burn the masalas.
    Methi Besan Subzi - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add the chopped methi leaves and mix well.
  • Close the pan with its lid and cook on a low to medium flame. Keep stirring in between. The methi leaves will release some water. Continue to cook on a low flame.
    Methi Besan Subzi - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Once the methi leaves are well cooked and the water dries up, add the roasted gram flour. Ensure there are no lumps formed.
    Methi Besan Subzi - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Mix well again and close the pan with its lid.
  • Cook for a minute or two on low flame till the gram flour is well blended with the methi leaves. Lastly add aamchoor powder and mix well. Switch off the flame.
    Methi Besan Subzi - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Delicious methi besan ki subzi is ready to be served. Serve this subzi with rotis, phulkas or steamed rice.
    Methi Besan Subzi - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Recipe Notes

  • Once you add gram flour, keep stirring to avoid any lumps formation.
  • You can add chopped onions too for an enhanced flavor.
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 155mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg
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I have thru’ my eKitchen attempted to present variety of vegetarian recipes of Karnataka and I will keep building the same for your benefit. I will also be adding more North Indian recipes. Being a pure vegetarian, I have included only vegetarian recipes.

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