Methi Masoor Dhal

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Roti and Dhal is one of my favorite combination when it comes to making an easy simple meal. Methi is a favorite green that I use a lot in my cooking. I either use the fresh leaves or the dried leaves(Kasuri Methi). It gives a great flavor to any dish and nutritious  too.
Most North Indian recipes that I prepare were learnt from from our Punjabi neighbors  and this again is her infuence for an easy recipe and a great tasting side dish for Rotis. When asked for this recipe I remember her mentioning to just cook the Dhal and the greens and some spices I like. I have used Masooor Dhal instead of the Toor Dhal.

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Ingredients:
  1. 3 cups finely chopped Methi/Fenugreek leaves
  2. ¾th cup Masoor Dhal
  3. 5 to 6 green chillies
  4. 2 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  5. 2 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  6. ½ tomato
  7. ½ teaspoon turmeric
  8. 1 teaspoon cumin
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Procedure:
  1. Cook the dhal along with rest of the ingredients except the greens and cumin.
  2. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a kadai/pan and add the greens and sauté until they whittle. Add the cooked dhal to it. Bring it to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Finally season the cumin in a teaspoon of ghee and add to the dhal. Add salt and serve.

23 comments:

  1. Looking yummy..will try it soon and let you know. BTW, the pot kind of dish looks nice...where did u buy it?

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    1. Kirthiga, Thanks! I have been having this pot for quite sometime and I think I bought it at Daiso in Seattle.

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  2. Looks so yummy,comfort dish and very healthy..love your pot.

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  3. Healthy dal with methi.
    And yeah, the pot looks great, in earthenware would have been amazing!

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  4. I like the creaminess of the masoor dhal compared to thvar dhal..and also perfect round chapati's you have got there..like it too.

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  5. Very delicious dal..
    Following your space since long:)
    Hope u'll drop by my space n follow it too,dear..

    Erivum Puliyum

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  6. Very comforting dish... loved the presentation a lot..
    Reva

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  7. Comforting dhal. Nice clicks

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  8. Been a long time since I cooked, but i know when i cook next, it will be simple dal chawal. this recipe looks like the ultimate comfort food thing.

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  9. This is a very healthy recipe.. Dal along with methi. a very healthy option. Too good.

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  10. Methi and masoor...wow...never thought of this combo...looks yum...

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  11. i love this...totally yummy

    Aarthi
    http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/

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  12. woww...loved this combo with chappathi... wonderful snap dear :)

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  13. Looking very yummy.. I love the small pot :-)

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  14. Absolutely yummy recipe.. Love your dal photo :)

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