How to make Methi Urad Dal ki Subzi -

A unique combination of fresh fenugreek and split black grams.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Fresh Fenugreek Leaves, Split Skinless Black Gram

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Methi Urad Dal ki Subzi

Methi Urad Dal ki Subzi Recipe Card


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 : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Methi Urad Dal ki Subzi Recipe

  • Fresh Fenugreek Leaves leaves separated 1 medium bunch

  • Split Skinless Black Gram soaked 1 cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic cloves finely chopped 8-10

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1 small

  • Salt to taste

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • For garnishing

  • A lemon wedge

  • Thin strips of red capsicum


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick kadai, add ginger and garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes or till garlic is lightly browned.

Step 2

Add fenugreek leaves and sauté for 6-8 minutes. Add Kashmiri red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, dried mango powder, green chilli, salt and onion and mix well. Sauté for 3-4 minutes.

Step 3

Drain black gram, add to the kadai and mix well. Add 2 cups water and mix. Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes or till all the moisture dries up and the gram is completely cooked.

Step 4

Transfer into a serving bowl. Garnish with a lemon wedge and thin strips of red capsicum and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.