How to make Mooli Dal With Methi -

A blend of mixed dals cooked together.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Radish (मूली), Split Pigeon Pea

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Mooli Dal With Methi checkout Mooli Ka Saag, Mooli Moong Besan, Mooli aur Methi ka Saag, Mooli aur Patte ki Sabzi . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Dum Mirch Makai Bharwan Tinda Baingan Jhol Massaman Curry with Tofu

Mooli Dal With Methi

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mooli Dal With Methi Recipe

  • Radish peeled 2 large

  • Split Pigeon Pea soaked 2 tablespoons

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked 2 tablespoons

  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) soaked 2 tablespoon

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) soaked 2 tablespoons

  • Dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi) 1 teaspoon

  • Spring onions with greens 7-8

  • Oil 2 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger paste 2 teaspoon

  • Green chilli 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Buttermilk 4 cups


Step 1

Cut radish into medium cubes. Quarter spring onions bulbs and chop the stems and some of the greens.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, asafoetida, spring onion bulbs with their stems and radish.

Step 3

Mix and add turmeric powder and ginger paste and ½ cup water and mix. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Add toor dal, chana dal, moong dal and urad dal and mix well. Chop green chilli and add along with salt and buttermilk and mix.

Step 5

Add ½ cup water and kasoori methi and mix again. Cover the cooker with the lid and cook under pressure till 3-4 whistles are given out.

Step 6

Open the lid when the pressure reduces completely. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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