Feb 22, 2009

Methi Dal


Toor dal-1 cup
Dried methi leaves-1 cup
Onion-1 Big
Green chillies-2
Red chilli powder-1tsp
Turmeric-a pinch
Tamarind pulp-2tsp
water-3 cups

For seasoning

Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Urad dal-1tsp
Chana dal-1tsp
garlic pods-3
curry leaves

Method of preparation

1)Wash the toor dal.Chop the onions and green chillies.
2)Take a pressure cooker.Add th toor dal,methi leaves,onion,green chillies,red chilli powder,salt,turmeric,tamarind pulp,water and pressure cook till 3 whistles.
3)Mash the dal lightly.Heat a tsp of oil in other pan and do the seasoning with mustard seeds,urad dal,chana dal,garlic,curry leaves.

->You can use 2 cups of fresh methi leaves instead of dry ones.