Sunday, February 21, 2010

Methi/Fenugreek Seeds Dal

If u r searching something like simple dal for a quick lunch with healthy stuffs, u will definitely like this easy and healthy also comforting methi seeds dal, which doesnt need neither chopping or sauting the veggies...This is an easy dal prepared with toor dal and methi seeds steam cooked both together and tempered with ghee, mustard seeds,dry red chillies,urad dal ,asafoetida powder and curry leaves...Initially i felt that making dal with methi seeds would tastes definitely bitter but dal and methi seeds together worked out wonder and u cant even guess that this dal is prepared with methi seeds, which tastes slightly bitter but definitely healthy and comforting dal for diabetic peoples and for everyone at home, needless to say that this delicious methi dal goes directly to CWS-Fenugreek seeds guest hosted by SE of Denufood and to Yasmeen's Bitter Better Food..


1/2cup Toor dal
2tbsp Fenugreek seeds
1/4tsp Turmeric powder
2tsp Ghee
1/4tsp Mustard seeds
1/4tsp urad dal
2nos Dry red chillies (broken)
1/4tsp Asafoetida powder
5nos Curry leaves

Pressure cook dal with fenugreek seeds with turmeric powder upto 3whistles...once the steam get released, mash the dal with a spatula and add the salt, heat the ghee and fry the mustard seeds, urad dal, broken dry red chillies, asafoetida powder and curry leaves, add the tempered spices to the cooked dal and serve hot with rice and pickles or papads..

41 comments:

Cool Lassi(e) said... Reply To This Comment

You are right about simple and comforting. I probably would want this on top of hot pongal and flashback to when i was a child..:)

PriyaVaasu said... Reply To This Comment

So Rich and Creamy Priya!!!!

Preeti Kashyap said... Reply To This Comment

this is simple...but never have I tried it before. Should make this...bookmarked.

Jagruti said... Reply To This Comment

Ahmmmm..I can feel the comfort and warmth while I am looking that pics...so tempting and tasty..

shahana said... Reply To This Comment

Never tried fenugreek seeds in dal.Thanks for sharing this idea!!

Mrs.Menagasathia said... Reply To This Comment

வெந்தயதால் ரொம்ப சூப்பராயிருக்குப்பா.நான் சாம்பார் செய்திருக்கேன் நீங்க தால் செய்திருக்கிங்க..

SE said... Reply To This Comment

lovely...liked adding seeds to dal..

Gita said... Reply To This Comment

Very healthy and comforting dhal Priya...I never tried this before...thanks for sharing this awesome recipe :)

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Priya,

Nice and healthy dal, I need to make it

Latha said... Reply To This Comment

Simple and flavorful dal.

Sushma Mallya said... Reply To This Comment

Simple & comforting...so easy to do as well

Gulmohar said... Reply To This Comment

So true..really comforting..Interesting combo with fenugreek..Should try :-)

Cicily Antony said... Reply To This Comment

comfort food for sure...looking yummy too...

Vrinda said... Reply To This Comment

Nice curry with daals...must try

Subhashini said... Reply To This Comment

Very simple and healthy too.

Daisy Blue said... Reply To This Comment

Looks really simple... :)

Usha said... Reply To This Comment

Simple, healthy and delicious, love it !

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said... Reply To This Comment

Quick & easy, we too add fenugreek seeds in dal, but never tried using 2 tbsp's...sounds yummy..

Trendsetters said... Reply To This Comment

healthy and tasty recipe

simply.food said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely on a cold winters day and healthy too.

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said... Reply To This Comment

Wow, tempting! I want some too ;)

Sowmya said... Reply To This Comment

Easy ,quick and healthy dal...n nice click...

deepti said... Reply To This Comment

thats a new combo 4 me...

Sook said... Reply To This Comment

Simple recipes are usually the best tasting ones. :) This soup looks beautiful! I want to have a bowl of it. :)

Uma said... Reply To This Comment

I tasted this at a friend's place. It was soooo delicious. Looks soo tempting and yummy Priya :)

Priya Narasimhan said... Reply To This Comment

simple and healthy..never imagined that methi seeds can be used in dal..

Nandini said... Reply To This Comment

It's yummy! This dal must be fantastically tasty! Droolz!

kothiyavunu said... Reply To This Comment

Hi priya...hope u r doing fine :) I missed many of your posts,you have posted a lot of great recipes..with try to catch up soon.
Healthy & delicious dal.I never tried fenugreek in dal..next time will try this for sure..:)

Pina Colada said... Reply To This Comment

I havent tried dal with fenugreek..sounds interesting..

Madhuri said... Reply To This Comment

Holds good when I feel tired and want to finish of kitchen work with few mins. quick recipe and healthy too. thanks priya for sharing

Anjum said... Reply To This Comment

Very nice way to add methi to ur diet.Thanx

Tina said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy and delicious dal...

Suparna said... Reply To This Comment

good one priya..healthy options are always welcome :) thanks
TC

sowmya.s said... Reply To This Comment

sounds good...interesting to use the sprouts in dal..

Umm Razeen said... Reply To This Comment

Really a very simple and tasty recipe

Aparna said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy priya.all recipes of yours are unique!!!!!!!!

RAKS KITCHEN said... Reply To This Comment

This is new idea to me,will try one day for sure as i always love adding fenugreek seeds in my cooking :)

Swapna Raghu Sanand said... Reply To This Comment

I love making dals and I will surely make this one.

Sweetartichoke said... Reply To This Comment

Just wanted to let you know that I prepared this daal yesterday for the third time in less than a month. It is very delicious. Thanks for sharing!

healing herbs said... Reply To This Comment

Great recipe!!!

Fenugreek Seed

Gexton said... Reply To This Comment

It looks really amazing!! I have to try it!! Thanks for sharing :-)
sesame seeds
fennel seeds