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Methi Dal/Fenugreek Lentil Stew

Methi Dal or Fenugreek Lentil Stew is a mouthwatering Indian dish where yellow lentils are cooked with fresh methi leaves and given a tadka of masala in ghee.



  • Heat ghee in a pan. Temper cumin seeds and fry bay leaf.  Then add curry leaves, minced garlic and ginger. Next add chopped onions and saute them till they turn translucent. Then add split green chillies and washed and chopped methi leaves. Mix and continue to saute it for 2-3 minutes. Add boiled tur dal, turmeric powder and salt to this. Add water to get the desired consistency and bring it to a boil. Add garam masala and chopped cilantro to garnish it.
  • Methi Dal/Fenugreek Lentil Stew is now ready. Take it off the flame, squeeze lemon juice and serve with any Indian bread or steamed rice.