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Methi Pineapple Dal Curry

Very tasty combo of Methi,pineapple and dal with spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

Very tasty combo of Methi leaves,dal and pineapple.One variety of fruit Sambar with methi leaves.Methi leaves r said to cure ulcers.So its good including fresh methi leaves in ur food as often as u can.Try this recipe at home.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 2 cups fresh methi leaves-chopped finely
    • 1 cup pineapple small pieces
    • 1/2 cup Toor Dhal-washed well
    • 1 big onion -sliced
    • 1/4 tsp asafoetida powder
    • 1 1/2 tsp any good sambar powder
    • 2 tbsp chopped curry and coriander leaves each
    • 3 green chillies-slit lengthwise
    • 3 red chillies
    • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    • 1 + 1 tsp  cumin seeds
    • 1 tsp chilli powder
    • 1/4 + 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1 1/2 tsp salt
    • 2 tsp coconut oil
    • 500ml water


    1. Pressure cook the toor dhal with green chillies-3 no.s,onion slices,1 tsp cumin seeds,asafotida powder,chopped coriander leaves- 1 tsp,1/2 turmeric powder ,sambar powder and 400ml water upto 6 whistle.Mash the cooked dhal after sometime and keep aside.
    2. Heat Coconut oil  in a pan, fry mustard seeds,cumin seeds,red chillies,curry leaves and chopped sambar onions till golden brown.
    3. Add chopped methi leaves and pineapple pieces and saute for a min.
    4. Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder,1 tsp chilli powder and salt and cook for 2 more mins-adding 100ml water.
    5. Add the prepared dhal curry and coriander leaves.Cook for 3 more mins.Mix well.Turn off the flame.
    6. Serve this tasty Methi-pineapple Dhal Curry hot with steamed rice or Indian Breads.(Ur kids will ask for this dal curry more).


    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Hi rabz!,I'll be happy if u give this recipe to ur Mom-In-Law.It is a Sweet and Sour Methi Dal Curry. Thanks a lot!.Bye!.



    Very,very different christy My mum in law will love it as she is a fan of daal and pineapple. Thanks.

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