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methi dal recipe | methi dal fry recipe | how to make dal methi fry

easy methi dal recipe | methi dal fry recipe | how to make dal methi fry
Course dal
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp jeera / cumin seeds
  • 2 dried red chilli
  • pinch of hing / asafoetida
  • few curry leaves
  • 4 clove garlic chopped
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 green chilli slit
  • 1 to mato finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 bunch methi / fenugreek leaves chopped
  • 2 cups toor dal cooked
  • 1 cup water or as required

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large kadai heat 3 tsp oil.
  • add in 1 tsp mustard seeds, 1 tsp jeera, 2 dried red chilli, pinch of hing and few curry leaves. allow to splutter.
  • further add 4 clove of chopped garlic and saute to golden.
  • additionally add in 1 onion and 2 green chilli. saute well.
  • furthermore add in 1 tomato and saute till it turns soft and mushy.
  • also add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder and salt to taste. saute for a minute.
  • now add 1 bunch of chopped methi / fenugreek leaves.
  • saute till the methi leaves shrinks.
  • further add 2 cups of cooked toor dal.
  • mix well adding water if required to adjust consistency.
  • cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • finally, serve methi dal with rice or roti.