Uluva cheera Mutta Thoran / Lentils with Fenugreek leaves and Egg

Making a dish with more than two main ingredients makes it more nutritious and mixing one leaf vegetable makes it fiber rich.
May omit the egg in this dish , addition of the same makes it more tasty though.


Split Toor Dal / Pigeon Peas – 1/2 cup
Methi Leaves / Fenugreek leaves/ Uluva cheera – 1 bunch chopped
Egg – 1 (optional)
Onion – 1 medium chopped
Garlic – 2 no’s crushed
Coconut – 1/4 cup grated
Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
Red chili Powder – 1/2 tsp
Oil – 3 Tb Sp
Salt to taste.


* Soak Dal/ Lentils in water for 20 minutes , boil to cook’em till almost done , drain excess water and keep aside , also beat egg  (if using) with pinch of salt and keep aside.

*Heat 2 Tb sp oil in a pan , add crushed garlic saute for a few minutes and then add finely chopped onion , saute till golden brown.

* Add then chopped leaves , stir nicely to cook’em till nicely done and water from the same dries off.

*Add cooked dal/lentils  and stir nicely , saute for 7 to 10 minutes in medium heat.

* Make space in the middle and pour the rest of the oil , add in turmeric powder and red chili powder ,  then pour the beaten egg , let it start to cook and change its color,
 stir and add grated coconut and salt.

* Stir everything well and switch off the heat.

Enjoy a healthy and tasty side dish with Rice.


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