Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Mehthi daal (Fenugreek daal) and Awards


1 Bunch Mehthi leaves
1 cup Yellow lentil soaked in water and pressure cooked
1 Small Onion thinly sliced
1 pinch Asafoetida
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
3 tsp Lemon juice
4-5 Green chillies
2-3 Dried red chillies
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Garlic flakes
Few curry leaves
1 tbsp Oil


1. Heat oil in a pan splutter cumin and mustard seeds. Add curry leaves, green and red chillies. asafoetida. Saute for a minute.

2. Add onions and garlic flakes saute until soft. Add turmeric followed by mehti leaves saute for about 10 to 15 minutes.

3. Add the cooked yellow lentil along with one cup of water. Sprinkle some salt and allow to cook for another 10 minutes.

4. Turn off heat add lemon juice combine well.

Serve with steamed rice.


Thank you Priya from for passing on this lovely award.

Thank you Sanghi from

These awards come with the following rules:

1) Add the logo of the award to your blog.

2) Add a link to the person who awarded it to you.

3) Nominate at least 7 other blogs (Only if you like).

4) Add links to those blogs on your blog.

5) Leave a message for your nominees on their blog.

I would like to share this award with the following blogger buddies:

Tangled noodle
Akal's saappadu
5 star foodie


Lavanya said...

methi dal looks lovely phanitha..very healthy..congrats on your award..thanks for sharing with me too :)

Priya Sriram said...

Methi daal is new to me and looks completely delicious! Congrats on the award Phanitha! :)

Sanghi said...

Hi phanitha, thanks for passing to me. One small thing, correct the spelling of my name, I'm 'Sanghi' and not 'Shangi'.. Congrats dear..!

Chitra said...

methi daal looks delicious phanitha,thanks for the award dear;)

Anonymous said...

The daal looks delicious! Thank you so much for passing this award to me!

Tangled Noodle said...

I love lentils - this looks wonderful! I've been having a hard time finding mustard seeds at the regular grocery so I'll plan on checking our Asian market.

Congratulations on your award and thank you so much for sharing it with me!

Katherine Roberts Aucoin said...

This looks so delicious! congratulations on your awards!

Vrinda said...

I like this methi daal combination.Congrats on your award and thanx for sharing with me too..Keep up the good work phanitha

Flor said...

Thank you very much for this award! Your blog is realy delicious!

Pavithra Elangovan said...

Looking so yummy!!

Deepa Hari said...

Methi dal looks delicious Phanitha...Congrats on the award.

Unknown said...

Yummy dhal phnaitha...i never added lemon juice..will try next time..
and congrats on ur award n thanks for passing it on to me :)

chef and her kitchen said...

nice dal...
and congrats for the award!!

Indian Khana said...

Dal looks so yum...Congrats on your award :)

Subhie Arun said...

healtthy and yummy..i love methu....congrats on award//keep will visiting

Suparna said...

hi Phanitha,
My first visit here. U blog looks beautiful, loved ur doggie's snap :)
Mehti daal is very healthy and yummm comfort food.
Congos on the award!

gtyuk said...

Hi Phanitha,

let me congratulate you for the lovely award that you merit and thank you so much for sharing it with me! I feel priviledged and I appreciate that so much :)

but is it nice to leave me that tough task of selecting 7 others behind???? :):):) thanks anyway sweetheart!

gtyuk said...

and sorry for replying you so late (I was away for my holidays with my teddies), will check back all your posts since two weeks tomorrow :)

Poornima Nair said...

First time have a great collection out here...the dal looks delicious...congrats on ur awards...

ARUNA said...

congrats on ur awards!!!

chow and chatter said...

this is a cool blog and good food yum

Chitra said...

congrats on ur award and thanks for passing me:)have bookmarked this dal!!

Sweta (My Indian Dietitian) said...

Ummm-nice! I love thick dal,and I make a similar dals with any green leafy vegetables that I can lay my hands on :) Have made it with beet greens,radish greens and kohl rabi greens too :)
Lovely blog-I'm so glad I found it.

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Sports Figures said...

yo! girl ! landed in your Yummykitchenette for the first Time! They all look very good and yummy ! did u really make this rosgullas!! ??Brilliant !!menu noted now I guess should change from
to Phanitha's Kitchenette

i date asia said...

that looks rich and yummy, i've never tried that with tofu:)