Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is a very healthy dhal made with methi leaves, toor dhal and spices...can be served with rice or chappathi. Is diabetic friendly!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dry roast and grind the dhal masala ingredients to powder.
  2. Heat oil and add asafetida and green chilli.
  3. Fry onions.then add tomatoes,dhal masala, turmeric, ginger-garlic paste.
  4. One the paste is ready, add methi leaves and toor dhal(both washed well).
  5. Add adequate water and pressure cook. add salt after the pressure is released.
  6. Decorate with cilantro and add lime juice if added.


Most Helpful

Tried a little variation. Cooked the dal before hand & fried the methi leaves in a little oil separately & then added to the Dal..also adding a little aamchur ( dry mango ) powder in the end, enhances taste.

Overall a good recipe!

Riyaa January 28, 2013

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