Methi Moong Dal

Pasiparuppu Methi Dal

Methi Moong Dal

Healthy and Yummy!
I cook dal everyday for my little one. So, I try a lot of recipes using moong dal. One such tried recipe is this Methi Moong Dal.I do not remember from where I learned this recipe, but this is definitely a tasty and healthy dish. I have it along with hot rice, chappathi, rotis etc.

Chopped fenugreek/Methi leaves – 1 bunch

Cooked moong dal (pasiparuppu) – 1/2 cup

Chopped onion – 1 no.

Chopped tomatoes – 2 nos.

Minced green chillies – 3 nos.

Grated Ginger – 1 tablespoon

Cumin seeds (seeragam) – 1.5 teaspoons

Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon

Oil – 2 tablespoons

Salt – as desired


Beginners, you may refer “How to buy, store and cook moong dal?” as a quick reference.

1. In a pan, heat oil. Add the cumin seeds. When the seeds pop out, add ginger, turmeric powder, and green chillies.

2. Add the chopped onions and fry until they turn translucent. Now, add the tomatoes and saute for few minutes.

3. Add methi leaves and fry for 3 minutes. Do not overcook the leaves. Now, add the cooked moong dal, 2 cups of water, salt and mix well. Boil well for 5 more minutes.

Now, Methi Moong Dal is ready!

Serve: Rice and Chappathi

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