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methi daal By manshi yadav


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methi daal

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2 Servings

Cooking Time

45 Mins

Meal Type


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  • 3/4 cup turvedal and moong dal
  • 1 cup chopped methi leaves
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 2 green chili paste
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • pinch turmeric 1/2 tsp
  • jeera 1/2 tsp
  • mustard 3-4 curry
  • leaves
  • pinch hing
  • 2 red chili
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice


  1. 1

    add dal to a pressure cooker rinse it very well pour water pressure cook for whistles.
  2. 2

    pluck methi leaves and add them to a large pot filled with water. rinse them and discard the water.
  3. 3

    when the dal is cooked mash it.
  4. 4

    pour ghee to a hot pan add cumin seeds mustard seeds.
  5. 5

    red chili when they start to splutter add hing.
  6. 6

    curry leaves and garlic paste saute add the tomato, green chili and saute add the methi leaves and fry until they wilt off completely.
  7. 7

    add turmeric and salt mix well add cooked dal to this and simmer.
  8. 8

    add lemon juice, if the methi dal is too thick pour some water and cook for a little longer.
  9. 9

    serve methi dal.
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