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Methi Leaves Curry / Sambar


methi leaves curry

Methi leaves curry is one of the sambars that offer much health benefits and that will be a good combination with rice and ragi mudde / ball, particularly with the latter. Methi leaves (menthya soppu) is rich in minerals like iron and potassium and is said to aid digestion. Although methi leaves curry will be mildly bitter, it is nevertheless a food that offers health benefits.

For food like ragi roti / rotti and chapati, the methi leaves and the dal in this curry makes it an excellent side dish.

More Methi Recipes
Are you interested in other methi recipes?

Visit the methi recipe central, for a list of dishes made from this wonder green leaves.





Servings: Two to Three


1.
 Toor dal 1/4 cup
2. Mustard leaves 2 bunch
3. Onion 1
4. Oil 2 teaspoon
5. Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon
6. Hing 1 pinch
7. Curry leaves 1 sprig
8. Milk 1/2 cup
9. Turmeric 2 pinches
10. Salt to taste
11. Chopped fresh coriander leaves


Masala Items:

1.
Fresh coconut  1 and 1/2 tablespoon
2.
Fried gram 1 tablespoon
3.
Sambar powder or huli powder 2 teaspoon  
4. Tomato 1



How to make Methi Leaves Curry?


1.
Pick and clean the methi leaves.

Refer to the section How to Pick and Clean Methi Leaves in the Methi Recipes page.

Strain the water.
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2.
Chop methi leaves.
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3.
Wash toor dal in a pressure cooker.
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4.
Add one and half cup of water and methi leaves.
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5.
Pressure cook till toor dal is soft.
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6. Cut onion into cubes. methi_leaves_curry_s6.jpg
7.
Heat oil in a utensil.
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8. Add hing and mustard. methi_leaves_curry_s8.jpg
9. Add curry leaves when mustard start to splutter.  Fry. filler_photo.jpg
10. Add onion pieces.  Fry till they become light brown. methi_leaves_curry_s10.jpg
11. Add 1/2 cup of water.  Cook till onions are tender. filler_photo.jpg
12. Add cooked toor dal and methi leaves mixture, and one cup of water.  Bring it to boil. methi_leaves_curry_s12.jpg
13. Grind masala items to a fine paste. methi leaves curry
14. Add masala paste to the mixture. Mix.
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15. Add salt.  Boil for 3-5 minutes. filler_photo.jpg
16. Boil milk in another utensil.
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17. Add milk to the curry mixture.  Mix. Turn off the stove.  Add coriander leaves. Mix. methi_leaves_curry_s17.jpg
18. Methi leaves curry / sambar is ready. methi leaves curry

TIPS
Methi leaves curry / sambar
1.
If you are using this curry with chapati or roti, make the curry thick by adding less water while cooking.


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