Recipe: Tasty Methi Dal

Methi Dal.

Methi Dal You can cook Methi Dal using 15 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Methi Dal

  1. You need 2-3 bunches of methi (fenugreek) leaves, washed & chopped finely.
  2. Prepare 1/2 cup of tuvar dal (pigeon pea lentil), soaked for 30 minutes.
  3. You need 2 tbsp. of oil.
  4. It’s 1 tsp. of mustard seeds.
  5. Prepare pinch of fenugreek seeds.
  6. You need 1 of onion, chopped.
  7. It’s 1 tsp. of garlic, chopped.
  8. Prepare 1 tsp. of ginger, chopped.
  9. Prepare 2 of fresh red / green chilies.
  10. Prepare 1 sprig of curry leaves.
  11. You need to taste of salt.
  12. Prepare 1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder.
  13. It’s 1 tsp. of red chilli powder.
  14. Prepare 1 tsp. of tamarind paste.
  15. Prepare 1 tsp. of sambar powder.

Methi Dal instructions

  1. Pressure cook the dal in 1 1/2 cups water for 4-5 whistles. Whisk and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan and temper with mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds. After it stops spluttering, add the onion, ginger, garlic, green chilies and curry leaves..
  2. Saute till light brown in colour. Add the chopped methi leaves and continue to fry on low flame for 10 minutes or till and leaves are completely wilted and dry..
  3. Add the boiled dal, salt, turmeric powder, tamarind paste, red chilli powder and sambar powder. Simmer for 3-5 minutes. Serve with chapatti or plain steamed rice..