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.
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.
Add the onions and fry till they start becoming golden brown.
Add the tomatoes and fry till the masala starts to leave the oil.
Add all the dry masalas and fry for another 1/2 minute.
Now add the methi leaves.
Fry for about 4-5 minutes till they become tender and then add the boiled and drained moong dal.
Fry for another 3-4 minutes and its ready to be enjoyed!