Yellow Daal With Fresh Methi

  • on January 29, 2021
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Yellow Daal with Fresh Methi


  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 2 Cups Methi / Fenugreek Leaves
  • 1/2 Cup Moong Dal / Yellow Gram Dal
  • 1 Inch Ginger
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 2 Medium Tomatoes
  • 3 Green chillies
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • A pinch of Asafoetida
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Curry Powder
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. Wash methi leaves thoroughly and chop them.
  2. In a pot, cook moong dal with turmeric powder in enough water for around 15 mins till dal becomes soft.
  3. Meanwhile, heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and asafoetida.
  4. When cumin seeds turn brown, add chopped onion, chopped ginger, slit green chillies and chopped garlic.
  5. Saute till the onions turn light brown. Add in the methi leaves and fry till they start wilting. Now add in the tomatoes and fry till they turn soft.
  6. Add this mixture to the cooked dal along with salt. You could add little water at this stage.
  7. Let this cook for a few minutes till the gravy reaches required consistency. Serve methi moong dal hot with rice or rotis.



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