How to cook methi dal recipe

Methi is also known as fenugreek. Fenugreek seeds are common ingredient in some of the dishes. It has sour taste moreover it is good for diabetes patients. There are different recipes that we can prepare by using methi leaves. Let us how to cook this recipe at home.


  • Chopped methi leaves- 2 cups
  • Soaked and boiled besan gram- 1 cup
  • Semi chopped onions- 1 cup
  • Tomato pieces- ½ cup
  • Green chillies- 2 long halves
  • Hing powder- pinch
  • Curry leaves- 1 spring
  • Turmeric powder- pinch
  • Ginger and garlic paste- 1 spoon
  • Red chilli powder- 1spoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil required
  • Mustard seeds- ¼ spoon
  • Urad dhal – ¼ spoon
  • Dry red chillies- 2
  • Coriander leaves- ½ cup


Step 1: Heat oil in kadai, add mustard seeds, urad dhal, cumin seeds, dry red chillies and curry leaves fry it for 5min.

Step 2: Later add chopped onions, green chillies fry them till onions turns into brown colour.

Step 3: Add ginger and garlic paste

Step 4: Add methi leaves, hing powder and sauté it for 2min.

Step 5: Add red chilli powder, salt and turmeric powder and sauté it for 3min.

Step 6: Later add soaked and boiled besan gram and stir it well.

Step 7: Serve in a plate and garnish with coriander leaves.

Enjoy the taste methi curry with steamed rice!!