CooQ : Recipe: Toovar And Methi Dal

Toovar And Methi Dal

North indian | Mains

Toor dal
100 calories/serving
25 mins
A healthy, tasty and nutritious, full of protein packed dal recipe cooked with fenugreek leaves and pigeon pea lentils.
Recipe by:
Hebbars Kitchen


25 minutes


1. Firstly, in a large kadai heat 3 tsp oil.

2. Add in 1 tsp mustard seeds, 1 tsp cumin seeds / jeera, 2 dried red chillies, pinch of hing / asafoetida and few curry leaves. allow them to splutter.

3. Further add 4 cloves of chopped garlic and saute to golden.

4. Additionally add in 1 finely chopped onion and 2 slit green chillies. saute well.

5. Furthermore add in 1 finely chopped tomato and saute till it turns soft and mushy.

6. Also add ¼ tsp turmeric powder, ½ tsp chilli powder and salt to taste. saute for a minute.

7. Now add 1 bunch of chopped methi / fenugreek leaves. saute till the methi leaves shrink.

8. Further add 2 cups of cooked toor dal / split pigeon peas. mix well adding water if required to adjust consistency. cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

9. Finally, serve methi dal with rice or roti.

By Hebbars Kitchen