Thursday, September 13, 2012

Methi Mahima

As seen on TV program 'Bombat Bhojana' by Sihi Kahi Chandru.

This is a healthy variation of Punjabi specialty daal makhani and goes well  with rotis, chapathis, parathas or phulkas,

Methi Leaves - 2 Small bunch cleaned and washed.
Split Black Urad Daal - 1 Cup
Channa Daal - 1Cup
Jeera - 1 Tsp
Tomatoes - 2-3 Chopped
Onions - 4 Sliced
Green Chillies - 4-5 Sliced
Ginger juliennes - 2 Tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 Tsp
Red chilly powder - 2 Tsp
Butter - 50 Gms
Salt - to taste
Coriander leaves - A handful chopped

Pressure cook urad daal and channa daal along with little turmeric powder and salt.
Melt butter in a thick bottomed vessel.
Fry jeera, Ginger,  Onions, tomatoes, little turmeric powder.
Add little water and bring to a boil. Then add red chilly powder and methi leaves. Allow to cook.
Now add the cooked lentils and salt to taste. Simmer for 5 mins.
Finally garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve with rotis or phulkas and lemon wedges.

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