Methi Dal Recipe

Dal is a staple food at i use to make variety of dal dishes.This is good for health as it controls blood sugar.So when you have fresh methi leaves,you should make this tasty recipe.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Take toordal with2 cups of water and salt in a pressure cooker for 10 to 15 minutes ,till the dal becomes soft.
  • When it is cooked,wait to cool down and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a nonstick pan,add the cumin seeds and allow to crackle.After that add onions and saute for 2 minutes.Then add red chilly and green chilly to this. cook till onions are translucent,add little turmeric powder to this and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes to this and saute till it becomes soft.
  • Add methi leaves and saute over the high flame for 2 minutes.Add cooked dal to this mix and cook in sim for 4 to 6 minutes.Add salt and chilli powder to this and boil for 2 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard,when it crackles add red chilly.
  • Add this tempering to dal and boil for 2 minutes.Now Methi dal is ready.
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