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Methi Dal / ಮೆಂತ್ಯ ದಾಲ್



Methi Dal / ಮೆಂತ್ಯ ದಾಲ್

Methi Dal / ಮೆಂತ್ಯ ದಾಲ್, a gravy recipe, fenugreek leaves cooked in mustard garlic tempering and cooked dal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Gravy
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Dal, Veg Gravy
Servings: 4
Author: Chaya


  • 1 bowl Fenugreek Leaves chopped
  • 1/3 cup Toor Dal
  • 1/4 cup Masoor Dal
  • 1 tbsp Moong Dal
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 strings Curry Leaves
  • 8-9 cloves Garlic small
  • 1/8 tsp Hing/Asafoetida
  • 3-4 Green Chilly slits
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 1 medium Tomato chopped
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 cups Water


  • In a pressure cooker, add toor dal, masoor dal, moong dal.
  • Add water, turmeric powder, stir.
  • Close the lid and cook for 4-5 whistles, dal is ready.
  • In a kadai, add oil, cumin seeds, curry leaves, hing, garlic, green chilly, saute.
  • Add onion, salt, saute.
  • Add tomato, give a mix.
  • Now add finely chopped fenugreek leaves, close the lid and cook for 3-4 mins.
  • Add cooked dal, stir well.
  • Close the lid and cook for 4-5 mins.
  • Healthy Delicious Methi Dal is ready to serve.


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