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Methi Dal Recipe, How to make Methi Dal – Fenugreek Leaves Dal


  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

Methi Dal recipe made with fresh methi – fenugreek leaves and toor dal. Methi dal recipe. Serve with rice or roti / chapati.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 teaspoon peanut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 2 dried red chillies
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida (hing)
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh methi leaves
  • 1/2 cup yellow moong dal
  • 1 teaspoon ghee

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add in the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves and dry red chillies. Wait for the mustard seeds to splutter. Add in the asafoetida (hing) and turmeric powder. Add in the chopped onions and saute for a minute.
  2. Add in the tomatoes and the salt. Saute for a few minutes. Add in the methi leaves. Saute till the tomatoes are juiced down and the methi is fully cooked and there is very little moisture left.
  3. Add in the cooked yellow moong dal. Simmer for a minute. If the dal is very thick, add in 1/4 cup of water to adjust the consistency of the dal.
  4. Add in the ghee and remove from heat. Serve hot!

Notes

For Cooking Dal
Cook half a cup of moong dal with 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker for 4 whistles. Switch off the flame and wait for the pressure from the cooker to settle down.

  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Tamilnadu