Methi Besan

Methi Besan is a traditional Gujarati recipe. A dry vegetable prepared using a combination of fenugreek leaves and Bengal gram flour tossed with spices.Very easy and quick to make as well as super healthy subji. Here is a recipe to prepare Methi besan.

Methi Besan

YIELD –2 persons


Methi / Fenugrek Leaves - 1 cup finely chopped
Besan - 1/2 cup
Oil - 2 tbsp
mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
hing a pinch
Green Chili - 1 big size finely chopped
Ginger - 1/2 tsp grated
Garlic - 1 tbsp finely chopped
Tomato - 1 finely chopped
Salt as per taste
Turmieric powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder- 1 tsp
Chili powder - 1 tsp
Methi Besan


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and hing.
  2. Add garlic, ginger, green chili and tomato. Saute for 1 - 2 mins.
  3. Wash chopped methi leaves thoroughly and add it to the pan.
  4. Add all the spices i.e salt, turmeric powder, chili powder, coriander powder. mix well and cook for 2-3 mins.
  5. Add 1 cup of water in it and bring it to boil.
  6. Now add besan and mix well. Cook until subji is dry.
  7. Methi besan Subji is ready to serve. Serve Hot.


Make this subji before serving as it is tasty only if served hot . Once it will cool down it will be extra dry and will not be tasty.

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New to me... yummy one...

anjana said...

Loved this quick and delicious subzi..

Flavorful n yummy subji!

A very flavorful and delicious curry...
Thanks for linking.

Unknown said...

wonderful combination..

loved the pictures n very healthy one...

Alida said...

What a colourful dish and the flavour must be excellent. You are a great cook. X

methi besan is my husband's fav. looks very yummy

Julie said...
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Kavitha said...

methi besan is looking delicious....very simple and intersting recipe...will try it :)

Unknown said...

Looks good

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