Methi, also called fenugreek leaves in English, is one of the main vegetables eaten during the winter season in India. Methi, along with other popular winter vegetables like palak, bathua, and sarso, are used to prepare many seasonal dishes. From methi paratha, methi muthiya to methi ki sabzi, methi raita and much more. Methi saag can also be added to this list. It has a slightly bitter taste but is appreciated by most Indians. But among those methi lovers, if we have someone who doesn’t like methi at all, our new moong dal methi recipe below is for them. It will surely make you fall in love with this popular wintergreen. Methi moong dal bhaji is a quick and easy recipe, which can be eaten both for lunch and for dinner. This dish is sticky and dry, but a great source of fiber and protein. So taste and health are in easy preparation here.
Ingredients you need to make it
Methi leaves – 2 cups
Chopped onions – 1 cup
1/4 cup moong dal soaked in water for 20 minutes
1 teaspoon of salt
1 tablespoon of ginger
2 red peppers
1 teaspoon of cumin seeds
A pinch of hing (asafoetida)
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
How to make Methi Moong Dal Bhaji
1. Grill all the spices and onions together.
2. Then add the methi greens and moong dal to the tadka.
3. Cook for 4-5 minutes.
4. Once done, serve hot. You can eat it with hot chapati, puri, or rice.