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Methi Daal (Fenugreek leaves daal)

Zeenath Muhammad Amaanullah
10 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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ABOUT Methi Daal (Fenugreek leaves daal) RECIPE

Fresh and small Fenugreek leaves are available aplenty now a days. So what better way to start making something with it than our most loved daal. This daal will make you lick your fingers. It's a perfect comfort food for everyone. Relish it with plain boiled rice and ghee. You will want more and more of it. Happy Mealtime!

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Fusion
  • Simmering
  • Pressure Cook
  • Boiling
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. Fresh small Fenugreek Leaves 2-3 bunches
  2. Pigeon Pea Lentils 1 cup
  3. Salt to taste
  4. Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  5. Turmeric I tsp
  6. Red chilli powder 1 tbsp
  7. Tomatoes chopped 3-4
  8. Curry leaves 1/4 cup
  9. FOR TEMPERING : Oil 2 tbsp
  10. Cumin seeds 1 tbsp
  11. Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  12. Dry red chillies 3-4


  1. Pressure cook lentils with turmeric, tomatoes and ginger garlic paste.
  2. After done, add red chilli powder and curry leaves with salt according to taste.
  3. Finally add freshly chopped small Fenugreek leaves to it.
  4. Allow it to simmer on a medium high heat for 10 minutes.
  5. Add the hot tempering on top just before serving.
  6. Relish it with ghee and poppadoms.

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Yasmeen Ahmed
Yasmeen Ahmed   Feb-06-2019

Ma Shaa ALLAH, outstanding! :green_heart::green_heart::green_heart::green_heart::green_heart::green_heart::green_heart::green_heart:

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