Methi dal recipe is pretty simple to make and This recipe made with fresh methi – fenugreek leaves. It is very healthy and Nutritious. For Methi dal we can use thur dal / moong dal / masoor dal or a combination of all of these. Here I have used moongdal and tur dal. I Serve t with hot steamed rice, jeera rice or pulao, roti’s and chapati for lunch and dinner.
Tur dal - 1 cup.
Moong dal_ 1 cup
Methi leaves- 1 cup
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Cumin seeds- 1tsp
Dried red chilli-2
Red chilli powder- 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
curry leaves- few
Salt- as per taste
1.Boil dals in a pan or pressure cooker till soft.
2.Heat oil in a pan add the mustard seeds, jeera, who red chili, ginger, green chilli, garlic cloves and curry leaves and allow to splutter.
3.Then add the onion and fry till translucent. Then add tomato and saute till it turns soft and mushy.
4.Mix in turmeric powder and red chili powder and salt to taste. Saute for a minute and add the fenugreek leaves/methi and cook till the methi leaves/fenugreek leaves turn its color.
5.Add this cooked Meth i masala to the cooked dal and Mix well. adding water if required to adjust consistency. cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
6. Methi dal recipe is ready to serve hot., serve methi dal with rice or roti.