Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Menthi Kura Pappu(Methi/Fenugreek Dal)


Menthi Kura - 1 cup
Toor dal -1 cup(wash and soak in water for half an hour)
Onion -1(chopped)
Green chilli -10(slitted)
Tomato - 1(medium,chopped)
Small lemon size tamarind
Turmeric Powder -1 tsp
Salt as required

For the Tadka:

Mustard seeds -1 tsp
Cumin seeds -1 tsp
Fenugreek seeds -1/4 tsp
Red chilli -2
chana dal -1 tsp
Minced garlic - 1/4 tsp
Urad dal -1 tsp
Hing -1 pinch
Curry leaves -4
Oil -3 tbsp


1.Pressure cook all the ingredients untill 4 whistles.Allow it to cool untill all the pressure goes off.
2.Add salt and mash the dal with a spatula.Cook it for 5 minutes.
3.Heat oil in a pan then add mustard seeds,cumin seeds,Red chilli ,minced garlic,fenugreek seeds,hing,chana dal,urad dal and curry leaves.
4.Pour Tadka over the cooked dal .

         Garnish it with chopped coriander. Now Menthi kura pappu is ready for serving.Enjoy this recipe with ur family members.Please post ur comments on this recipe

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