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.