It's The Time For Haryana’s Special Gajar Methi
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The cuisine in Haryana and the people in Haryana are no different. Both are earthy, simple, and connected with the land. I have spent 20 years of my life in Haryana and I know how simple yet delicious yet nutritious the food here is. The people here emphasize eating what is fresh and this is where the taste comes from, I believe! 

There are several dishes that define the cuisine in Haryana. From bajre ki roti to bathue ka raita, from hara cholia to meethe chawal, there are many authentic dishes that just don’t need any introduction. But this article is dedicated to a dish that is exclusively made in Haryana that too in Winters. It is the OG gajar methi. Gajar methi is a beautiful blend of carrots, fenugreek leaves, and a lot of spices.  

This dish has a goodness of two vegetables full of vitamins and minerals. Carrots and fenugreek leaves individually hold ample health benefits. While carrots are known for creating a healthy vision, balancing blood sugar level, managing weight, and reducing the risk of cancer, fenugreek leaves are a great remedy for diabetics, aids weight loss and is good for the skin. You can assume how nutritious and scrumptious this dish can be!  

Wanna know how to make this Haryana special Winter dish at home? Follow the steps below and get your life sorted.  

Gajar Methi 


  • 2 kg carrots 
  • 300 gm fenugreek leaves 
  • 2 tsp coriander powder 
  • Salt to taste 
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds 
  • ½ tsp red chili powder 
  • 4 red chilies (whole) 
  • ½ cup oil 


  • Take carrots and peel them. Then, dice them into small cubes. 
  • Now, clean fenugreek leaves and wash them properly. 
  • Finely chop the fenugreek leaves. 
  • Heat a kadhai and add oil. Now, add fenugreek seeds and red chilies. 
  • Sauté it well.  
  • Thereafter, add carrots and chopped fenugreek leaves.  
  • Stir fry all the vegetables together for a few minutes. 
  • Add red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. 
  • Mix well and cover the lid. 
  • When the carrots get soft and the fenugreek leaves look cooked, turn off the flame. 
  • Serve with roti. 

Don’t forget to try this winter special dish and eat like Haryanvis do!!