Friday, August 20, 2010


This combination is one of our family(at my inlaws place) favourites ,tur dal with methi leaves is very healthy and nutritious and quite a simple dish but this combo is simply yummie.This recipe i have picked up from my mom in law ,she makes the same way but she never adds onion and i have tried adding onions and the taste is still great.Sending this to divya of dilse for her show me your curry event.

serves 2 ppl (approx)
ingredients :
1 cup tur dal
2 cups fresh chopped methi leaves ( or if using frozen then approx 150 gms )
1 onion finely chopped (optional )
1 tsp ginger paste
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp hing/asafoetida
2 tsp red chilli pwd ( adjust acc to your taste)
2 tsp corriander pwd
1/2 tsp turmeric pwd
salt to taste
2 tsp oil
method :
Pressure cook tur dal with enough water,but just take care it should not be mushy,the dal should be tender yet seperated .Heat oil ,add mustard and cumin seeds,hing,onions and ginger garlic paste,fry till translucent,add methi leaves and cook till methi is tender,add chilli pwd,turmeric pwd,corriander pwd and mix well.Add dal  ,salt and mix well,simmer for a while.Serve hot with rice or phulkas.


  1. Daal is such a comfort food to me..adding methi leaves makes it more tasty n healthy..looks great!

  2. looks superyum n amazing.healthy nutritious

  3. ohh...they looks simply splendid and healthy..

  4. Nutrient packed dal..looks very tempting..

  5. Lovely recipe !!one of my favs too!! nice blog foll it .do chk mine at

  6. dal looks yummy...methi is my favourite green...i too prepare this dal but in different way..will try your version next time..thanks for sharing dear


  7. hi we make dal in spanich it is new and tasty .u have nice blog .do visit my blog

  8. Comforting food .Love it for its simplicity

  9. Delicious and sure would have tasted good

  10. Dal methi looks delicious. Wonderful dish.


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