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Methi Moong Dal

I have tried many combinations with the moong dal,like various vegetables and green leafy veggies all are good and this too is simple and tasty.we can add mango instead of tamarind to this dal if desired.


Moong Dal – 1 big cup Dry roast slightly and wash.

Methi/fenugreek leaves – 1 small bunch,pick leaves only

Green chilli – 2-3 chopped

Onion – 1 chopped

Tomato – 1 chopped

Tamarind – 1 marble size

Turmeric powder – 1/6 tsp

Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp

For Temperng

Oil – 1tbsp

Mustard and cumin – 1/2 tsp together

Garlic – 2 pods crushed

Curry leaves – few

Red chillies 2 deseeded and slit


Cook the roasted and washed mong dal in the pressure cooker along with all the ingredients and 3 cups of water for 7-8 mins and turn off heat.

Open the lid and add salt and mash well and keep.

Prepare tempering with the things by frying in oil and add to dal and mix.

Serve hot with white rice and desired vegetable fry ,fish fry or chicken fry for wholesome lunch.

Check recipes for tasty Fish or Chicken Fries in the Seafood or Chicken Categories in this Blog..Enjoy…


Comments on: "Methi Moong Dal (Menthikoora Pesara Pappu)" (2)

  1. akka, thanks for all ur wonderful and attractive recipes, its awesome…

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