Methi – Dal Pacharikyal – Methi With Dal


Methi - Dal Pacharikyal - Methi With Dal Recipe

Simple and delicious dish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • Cook dal in a pressure cooker.
  • Pick the methi leaves and wash them clean.
  • Grind coconut with cumin seeds into fine paste.
  • Boil methi leaves in 1 1/2 cup of water.
  • When the leaves become dark green in color or the raw smell goes off, put the cooked dal and let it come to a boil.
  • Add turmeric powder, red chilly powder and salt into it.
  • Let this curry boil for 5 minutes in medium flame.
  • Now put the coconut paste and let it come to boil.
  • Keep it on boil for another 5 minutes.
  • Now reduce the flame and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove pan from fire and keep aside.
  • In another kadai, heat oil and put mustard seeds. Let it splutter.
  • Now fry the dry red chillies.
  • Pour this mixture into the curry and cover the curry with a lid for 10 minutes.
  • Now your curry is ready to be served with hot rice.
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