Saturday, March 15, 2008

Methi Palak Dal

Ingredients

1/2 cup toordal
1 cup methi leaves
1 cup palak
6 green chillis (chopped)
1 tomato (chopped)
1/2 onion (chopped)
4 garlic cloves (chopped)
1 stalk cilantro
3 to 4 tbs oil
salt
1 tsp cumin and musturd seeds
2 dry red chillis
1/2 tsp turmuric



Method


Wash toor dal ,preasure cook untillll soft , mash cooked dal and Keep aside

Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds,musturd seeds,dry redchillis when cumin seeds spluter add chopped garlic and fry for 1 min then add chopped onions , green chillis ,turmuric sautee for 2 min then add tomatoes ,methi leaves , palak leaves cook until both greens become soft then add cooked and mashed dal ,salt ,cilantro and water until u get required consistancy cover and cook on medium plame for 10 min

Done saeve hot with rice and pickle

18 comments:

Happy cook said...

Yumm now just give me plain rice so i can enjoy this dal

Cham said...

I love Methi dal, looks pretty delicious

Saswati said...

you know what we dont get methi here in moscow and seeing your dal..iam craving for it.i used to make this alot in india.

Namratha said...

Looks good Sagari, like the combo of the methi and palak in one.

Kalai said...

I love methi so much, Sagari! This is a wonderful use, pairing it with palak! :)

Divya Vikram said...

I prepare palak dhal wihtout methi..Will have to try this once..

sowmya said...

nice healthy side dish which goes very well with plain rice!!!

Uma said...

fantastic dal, sagari! Looks lovely.

Dhivya said...

yummy...healthy too

sra said...

We usually use a little tamarind - I always forget to add it!

Laavanya said...

Beautiful looking dhal - have always added palak.. must try with methi.

Seena said...

Great with chapathis.. :)

Aparna said...

Have eaten this in a thicker version with chapathi. Was delicious. Never made it home, though.

Homecooked said...

Wow....Great dish.I am sure it must have tasted great with rice!!

Archy said...

I love this dal Sagari !! Lovely holds good with rice and pickle.. Heaven :) !!

kamala said...

i never methi with dal.will have to try urs

zlamushka said...

Sagari,
This is a gorgeous homey dish, our favorite. I usually skip the methi leaves, because it is impossible to get them here, so I just double-up the spinach amount... not hte same taste, I know :-(

Annu said...

Dal looks delicious....I like palak.Nice combination with methi,and photos are really nice.