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