Methi Moong Dal Recipe, Methi Dal
Methi Moong Dal Recipe, Methi Dal. A healthy and yummy dal made with methi/fenugreek leaves, moong dal and few spices.
I cook dal everyday for my little one. So, I try a lot of recipes using moong dal. One such tried recipe is this Methi Moong Dal. I do not remember from where I learned this recipe, but this is definitely a tasty and healthy dish. I have it along with hot rice, chappathi, rotis etc.
Hope your kids like this Methi Moong Dal recipe!
Preparation Time. 10 minutes
Cook Time. 20 minutes
Recipe Cuisine. North Indian
Recipe Category. Main
Fenugreek/methi leaves (chopped) – 1 bunch
Moong dal/pasi paruppu (cooked) – 1/2 cup
Onion (chopped) – 1 no.
Tomatoes (chopped) – 2 nos.
Salt – as desired
Oil – 2 tablespoons
Cumin seeds/seeragam – 1.5 teaspoons
Ginger (grated) – 1 tablespoon
Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
Green chillies (chopped) – 3 nos.
Note. The ingredients shown will vary with the original quantity.
Beginners, you may refer “How to buy, store and cook moong dal?” as a quick reference.
1. Heat oil and let the cumin seeds splutter. Then add ginger, turmeric powder, and green chillies. Add the chopped onions and saute until they turn translucent.
2. Now, add the tomatoes and saute for few minutes. Add methi leaves and cook for 3 minutes. Do not overcook the leaves.
3. Now, add the cooked moong dal and give a quick stir.
4. Add two cups of water, salt and mix well. Cook for five more minutes.Now, Methi Moong Dal is ready! Serve Methi Moong Dal with Rice or Rotis.