Methi Dal | Palak Dal
Methi Dal is a nutritious recipe made from toor dal and methi leaves. This is very healthy and flavorful with a tangy taste. Also this is easy to prepare and serves a perfect combination with plain rice, roti or chapatti.
Fenugreek ( Methi ) leaves - 1 bunch
Toor dal - 1 cup
Onion - 1
Tomato - 1
Green chilly - 1 or 2
Turmeric pwd - a pinch
Asafetida pwd - ¼ tsp
Fresh lemon juice - 1 tsp
Ghee - 1 tsp
Mustard - ¼ tsp
Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
Salt to taste
Clean, wash and chop the methi leaves to small pieces.
Cook it with chopped onion, tomato, green chilly and salt.
Mash them in a blender just for two seconds.
In a pressure cooker, cook dal with turmeric pwd, asafetida pwd.
Allow to cool and mash it to smooth paste.
Add this to the cooked spinach mixture.
Mix well adding a tsp of fresh lemon juice.
Heat a tsp of ghee in a small fry pan.
Temper with mustard, cumin seeds and curry leaves.
Pour this to the dal spinach and combine.
Yummy and healthy dal spinach ready to taste.
Tastes great with hot steamed rice or as side dish with roti, chapatti and dosa...:)