Dal with methi stir fry / Bele Palya
Semi cooked dal with methi leaves and onion makes a good accompaniment with chapati and jowar roti. It is a traditional dish from North Karnataka.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
- 1 cup turdal
- 2 clusters of methi or fenugreek leaves
- 2 onions finely cut
- 4 green chillies
- 1 tsp of cumin seeds
- 1 tbsp of oil
- 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
- 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder
Cook the tur dal in an open vessel. We need a semi-cooked dal of around 70%
Cut and wash the methi leaves.
Make the seasoning with cumin and green chillies. Add onion to it. Saute for a while, put the onions.
Drain the cooked dal and keep it aside.
Put the cooked dal to it. Add salt and mix well. Simmer for some time.
The drained water of tur dal is rich in nutrients. It can be used for making rasam.
A few cloves of garlic may be added to it.
If you want it spicy, add two more green chillies.