Methi Dal

This recipe is cooked with lentils, fenugreek leaves and spices. Here I made with moong dal it can be made with toor dal and chana dal too. It goes well with chapatis, breads and rice.

Cook time: 30 minutes

Cuisine: Indian

Category: Lunch \ Dinner

Serves: 2

Method:

  • In a shallow skillet melt butter and add jeera.
  • Add coriander, red chili powder, fenugreek leaves and salt.
  • Sautee for 5-7 minutes and set aside.
  • In a pressure cooker add moong dal, chopped tomatoes, water, turmeric powder, salt and slit green chili.
  • Pressure cook for 3-4 whistles.
  • Add the cooked methi leaves and chopped cilantro.
  • Serve hot with bread or rotis.

Step by step pictures:

Melt butter and add jeera, coriander powder, red chili powder.
Add methi leaves and salt.
Cook for 5-7 minutes or till it shrinks to half.
In a pressure cooker add moong dal, chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, slit green chili and salt.
Pressure cook for 3-4 whistles.
Add the cooked methi leaves.
Add chopped cilantro and serve hot with bread or rotis.

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