Friday, March 25, 2011

Methi Dal 2

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Ingredients
3tbsp + 3tbsp of toor dal and yellow moong dal each(a little less than 1/2 cup)
1 bunch methi greens
1 onion finely chopped
1 tomato finely chopped
2 cloves garlic chopped
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp of mustard and cumin seeds each
2 tbsp oil
Salt as per taste

Method
Pressure cook the dal with water in the pressure cooker and set aside to cool.Discard the roots and the hard part of the stems off the greens.Wash nicely and cut the greens and set aside.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard and cumin seeds when they splutter add onions,garlic,salt,turmeric and cook till the onions turn golden.Add chilli powder and tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes are well cooked.Add the chopped methi  and stir cook for a few mins.Add the cooked dal and stir well to blend the contents.Enjoy the methi flavor with a dollop of ghee on plain rice.

34 comments:

Nisa Homey said...

I make the same dal curry with palak, but never with methi....thanks for sharing...will try this.

Hari Chandana said...

Simple and delicious dal.. looks gr8 dear.. thanks for sharing !!

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Vidhya said...

Very healthy methi dal recipe..Perfect with plain rice..looks so tasty.

Raji said...

Lovely daal...I too make this...so healthy.

Priya Sreeram said...

the dal looks so hearty pushpa, nice recipe !

Suchi said...

Wow, dal has come out really well- YUm!

Raksha said...

I got methi from the local grocery store, will surely try this :)

Reshmi Mahesh said...

I make it sometimes...Its real tasty...yours look superb..

Suja Sugathan said...

Tasty and healthy dal..yummy

Deeksha said...

Dal with methi leaves looks yummay and healthy...

Swathi said...

Methi dal looks yummy and healthy.

Biny Anoop said...

its easy and usual at my home.love it

Only Fish Recipes said...

yum yum methi dal...absolutely my favorite !

SouthindianHome said...

Looks delicious and lovely

valarskitchen-basics said...

A very healthy food!!!

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Kairali sisters said...

Lovely dal, wish i get fresh methi leaves here...

divya said...

wat a fantastic dal...sounds delicious..

Amritha Kalyani said...

yummy dal Pushpa.. looks delicious. I thought u were on a holiday.. great to see your recipes..

Vidhya said...

Never tried dal with Methi.Your dish look delicious.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Dal looks amazingly delicious and soothing.
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sojo said...

i MAKE IT WITH PALAK...USED TO MAKE IT WITH METHI WHEN I WAS IN INDIA...BUT UNFORTUNATELY DONT GET METHI HERE... AND UR PIC LOOKS GOOD...LOVE THIS CURRY

jeyashrisuresh said...

methi leaves in dal sounds flavourful.will give a try

SouthindianHome said...

Looks yummy.Love the flavor of methi

Priya said...

Delicious dal,never say no to this comforting dal..

Raina said...

This looks beautiful and delicious:)

Sanctified Spaces said...

Healthy dal recipe.Yumm.

Krithi's Kitchen said...

My fav side dish for chapathi.. Yours looks so hearty and yummy..

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Eat Hearty said...

First time to your blog, the dal looks so inviting!!



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aipi said...

Such a comfort food. Great combo with rice :)

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GEETHA ACHAL said...

ஹெல்தியான தால்...

Jay said...

absolutely healthy n tasty dal..
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Now Serving said...

Agree with Jay healthy and absolutely yummy looking too -

Shilpi Bose said...

As you know I was away and to make matters worse my arm shows no sign of improvement.I have missed quite a few of your posts but now that I am back methi dal caught my attention.I love the aroma of methi.

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