Methi Dal

Lentil and vegetable based healthy delicious Spinach Dal is jewel of every North Indian meal.Spinach Dal is perfect combination of spinach ,lentil,garlic and spices.

Ingredients(2 serving)


  • Tuar dal – 1/2 cup
  • Onion – 1/2 cup finely chopped
  •  Fresh fenugreek leaves- 1 cup chopped
  • Garlic-3-4 cloves
  • Tomato – 1 cup finely chopped
  • Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Green chili-1 slit length wise
  • Salt – 1/2, tsp to taste
  • Whole red chili – 2
  • Bay leaf-1-2
  • Mustard seed-1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seed – 1/2 tsp
  • Cooking oil/clarified butter-2 tbsp

Method


Step 1 – Wash dal and pressure cook with 4 whistles then for 2-3 minutes on low flame. Keep it aside.

Step2 – Heat oil in nonstick pan and add mustard seed. When seed crackle add cumin seed,  whole red chili, bay leaf,garlic ,add chopped onions and cook it2-3 minutes till golden brown,add chopped fenugreek leaves cook 3-4 minutes till leaves completely dry ,add chopped tomatoes cook 2-3 minutes ,add red chili powder, salt,turmeric powder mix it proper,  cook for 2 minutes.

Step4- Add cooked dal and cook in low flame for 3-5 minutes. Switch of flame.  Serve with roti/rice.

 
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