Methi Moong

Methi Moong

Everyone in my family enjoys eating methi and though we make it in quite some ways, we had got kind of bored with all this and thus I put my thinking cap on and tried to get something different... the result was very good and all at home loved it :) It's a simple and extremely healthy dish... do try it out.

Methi Moong
Methi MoongEveryone in my family enjoys eating methi and though we make it in quite some ways, we had got kind of bored with all this and thus I put my thinking cap on and tried to get something different... the result was very good and all at home loved it :) It's a simple and extremely healthy dish... do try...

Summary

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    Ingredients

    Fresh chopped methi leaves
    2 cups
    Moong dal
    3/4 cup
    Medium onions chopped
    2
    Tomato chopped
    1
    Dry red chillies
    3-4
    Mustard seeds
    1 tsp
    Cumin seeds
    1 tsp
    Dhaniya powder
    1 tsp
    Tava fry masala (homemade or MDH tava fry masala)
    1 tsp
    Turmeric powder
    1 tsp
    Salt
    to taste
    Chilli powder if u want it spicy (I like my food spicy)
    Oil
    2 tsps

    Steps

    1. Wash and soak moong dal for about 15 min and then boil it in a pan with about 1 cup of water, for about 5 min or till tender, and drain the water... they should just be boiled and not sticking to each other.
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    2. Heat oil in a kadai and add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds. After the cumin becomes brown add the dry chillies and fry for 1/2 minute.
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    3. Add the onions and fry till they start becoming golden brown.
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    4. Add the tomatoes and fry till the masala starts to leave the oil.
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    5. Add all the dry masalas and fry for another 1/2 minute.
    6. Now add the methi leaves.
    7. Fry for about 4-5 minutes till they become tender and then add the boiled and drained moong dal.
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    8. Fry for another 3-4 minutes and then bingo it's ready...... enjoy.
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    PS: Also this is my entry to Herb Mania hosted at Red Chillies this months herb being methi.

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