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:

  1. 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..:)

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

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

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

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

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  6. lovely...liked adding seeds to dal..

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

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  8. Priya,

    Nice and healthy dal, I need to make it

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

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

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

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  12. Nice curry with daals...must try

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  13. Simple, healthy and delicious, love it !

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

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  15. Lovely on a cold winters day and healthy too.

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

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

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

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

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

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  21. 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..:)

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

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  23. 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

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  24. Very nice way to add methi to ur diet.Thanx

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

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

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  27. Really a very simple and tasty recipe

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

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

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

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  31. 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!

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

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