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Monday, February 21, 2011


Moong dal -3/4 cup
Onions( finely chopped) - 1 small
Tomato (finely chopped) - 1 medium
Methi leaves - 1 small bunch
Ginger(grated) - 1 " piece
Green chilli (slit lengthwise) -2
Red chilli(broken) - 1
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Salt - To taste
Tumeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp

Wash well the fenugreek leaves and finely chop them. Sprinkle a tsp of salt on the leaves, mix and keep aside for 15-20 minutes.
Cook moong dal till mushy.
Heat oil in pan and temper cumin seeds, red chilli & green chilli.
Add onions and ginger and saute till onions are translucent.
Now add tomatoes,salt, tumeric and red chilli powder.Cook till oil separates.
Squeeze out the water from fenugreek leaves and put them in the pan.
Add cooked dal and mix well. Cook for 5-10 minutes or till fenugreek leaves are cooked.
Serve hot with rice, rotis or phulkas.

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