July 6, 2012

Methi Dal

Ingredients :

1  Cup Toor dal
1/2 Cup Fresh Methi / Fenugreek Leaves
1 Onion, Finely chopped
2 Green chillies, Sliced
1 Tsp Turmeric powder
1 Tsp Jeera
Lemon Juice from Half Lemon
Salt to taste
1 Tbsp Oil

Method :

Cook toor dal separately and mash it.
Heat oil in a pan and add the jeera, followed by chopped onion.
Fry them for a minute and add the green chillies.
Add the turmeric powder and salt.
Now add the methi / fenugreek leaves and saute well.
Add the cooked toor dal and mix well.
Cook it  for 2-3 minutes and remove from flame.
Now add the lemon juice and mix well.
Serve with hot rice and ghee or roti / chapathi.

Linking this recipe with "EP Series - Fenugreek leaves or Green chili" hosted by Kaveri @ "Palakkad chamayal"


  1. Nice recipe. Different from mine. I pressure cook dal and leaves together. Liked your way of preparing

  2. Yummy dal...Love the addition of methi leaves...will definitely enhance the flavor of the dal manifold.
    Thanks for linking

  3. Healthy recipe....looking delicious....

  4. Super comforting and healthy dal.

  5. first time to your wonderful space..love this dal.... following you...

  6. I can smell the aroma here :)

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  7. very rich and healthy dal ..

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