Methi Dal

Author: kittymatti / Labels: ,

Methi Dal

Recipe and Photo Courtesy: Priya (my friend)


Thoor Dal -1 cup
Frozen Methi/ Fenugreek leaves -1 cup (Thawed)
Frozen Peas-1/2 cup (Thawed)
Fresh Tomato-1 average sized (fine chopped)
Onion-1 large (fine chopped)
Potato -1 average sized (diced)
Garlic- 4 cloves (crushed)
Green chilies-3(slit)
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Red chilly powder -1/2 tsp
Hing/ Asafoetida - 4 dashes
Garam masala- 1 Tbsp
Jeera powder- 1/2 tsp
Coriander/Dhaniya powder-1 tsp
Jeera/ Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Methi /Fenugreek seeds-1/4 tsp
Oil- 3 Tbsp
Salt (to taste)
Juice of half a lemon
Coriander leaves (to Garnish)

Cooking Directions

-Pressure cook thoor dal well with potato, methi seeds, asafoetida and a pinch of turmeric powder. Keep aside.
-Get a pan going on medium heat and add oil. When hot, add jeera seeds and let them splutter.
-Then add green chilies and Garlic. Let the garlic infuse its flavor.
-Add sliced onions and sauté till golden brown.
-Then add tomatoes and sauté till soft.
-Add the remaining turmeric powder, red chilly powder, dhaniya powder, jeera powder and garam masala powder.
-Add salt and fry for 4-5 min.
-Then add thawed methi and peas. Let them cook for 3-4 min.
-Then add cooked dal with potatoes and mix well
-Add hot water to bring it to the desired dal consistency and let the mixture boil for 5 min.
-Move away from heat and add lemon juice.
-Garnish with coriander leaves.
-Serve this healthy and delicious dal with rice/rotis.

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Sowmya said...

Wow Kitty, Dal looks amazing..I love methi dal. but will make it non-spicy. Pic looks awesome and congrats for award once again ! :)

Btw, I came to ur page to pass on recipe of Vangi bath to my f

Sowmya said...

Wow ! Methi dal looks amazing... I make it same way, but non spicy one..Pic looks awesome..

I came to ur page to pass on ur vangi bath to my friend, but totally forgot things after spotting ur kalakand :)

kittymatti said...

thnx dear...haha, that was so nice of u sowmya,

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

lovely methi dal dear!

Pavithra said...

preethi methi dal is really looking so good and yummy healthy sidedish for roti.. yumm

Pavithra said...

I liked the neat and simple presentation

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Delicious and a yummy curry... Congrats on your award dear!!!

Padma said...

Methi dhal looks delicious Preethi and Priya ... Loved the addition of some veggies in it... I have never tried with veggies in methi dhal ... neat presentation and also congrats on your award :)

Priya said...

Thank u HCOF and Pavithra!

Priya said...

Thanks so much Ramya and Padma!

Sweta said...

Love the addition of veggies along with the methi :)
Thank a ton for the award-so sweet of you to think of me !!

vidhas said...

Congrats on your award and thanks for thinking me dear. Dal looks yum and healthy. I can feel the aroma of dhall with methi.

Priya said...

Thank u :)!U guys absolutely deserve it!

veena said...

Congrats on ur lovely award and thanks a lot for sharing it with me ....Methi Dal looks simply yummy

rekhas kitchen said...

I too make methi dal but adding green peas in this is a twist looks delicious nice pecipe next time will try this.

A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Nice and yummy recipe as usual. Beautiful photo. Congrats on your award.

Nithya Praveen said...

Hey congrats on ur award and thanks so much for sharing it with me.Beautiful click.I dont get methi's here...shud probably substitute this with spinach and try.Thanks for sharing...and congrats again.

Anonymous said...

The dhal looks too gud.very neat presentation.and thank u so much for thr award..duly picked up

Dibs said...

delicous dal and lovely snap. Congrats on your award & thanks for passing it on to us!

Priti said...

Looks yum..simple and delicious...your kalakand looks so gud too

Kalaivani said...

Dal looks delicious.I bet they taste fantastic...
Nice presentation and Thanks a lot for passing me the lovely award.

Vrinda said...

Congrats on ur awrad ..methi dal is the best combo..looks yum

Priya said...

Thanks a bunch guys!:)

rads said...

Ya know ur website is ablessing..I was just thinking about how to make methi dal and here u have a great recipe...its like I have a connection with ur blog n vice versa...thanks.

Priya said...

hahha...telepathy rads!!:)

Viki's Kitchen said...

Methi dal sounds cool for the summer. Nice recipe.

Varsha Vipins said...

Love anything with Dal..Thats a yum dish KM n loved the presentation..:)

Prathibha said...

Nice dal recipe..n congrats on ur award..

Priya said...

thank u viki,varsha and pratibha!

Mangala Bhat said...

wow! i love dal ..looks soo yuummyy!

DEESHA said...

nice dal .. Love methi

Priya said...

thnk u deesha and mangala!!:)

Vibaas said...

congrats on your award and thanks for thinking of me, dear :)

Trupti said...

Methi daal looks delicious Preeti. Congratulations on the award & thank you very much for passing it to me.

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