Menthya Tambli

to be fried in ghee or oil:
3/4 tsp methi / fenugreek seeds
1/4 tsp jeera/  cumin seeds
2 green chillies
1 tsp oil
1/4 cup grated coconut
2 sprigs of curry leaves

1/4 t
1/2 cup well beaten curd / yogurt
Salt to taste

1 tblsp oil
1/4 tsp urad dal
1/4 tsp jeera
1/4 tsp mustard
1 broken red chilli
1 sprig of curry leaf


  • Take a pan ,add oil and fry methi seeds,jeera,green chillies chopped 
  • Now add in curry leaves ,coconut and fry on a low flame only for 2 mins (take care that coconut should not change the colour)
  • Cool and transfer the fried ingredients in the mixer jar and grind into a fine paste
  • Add the beaten curd,salt to taste and water to adjust the consistency
  • Add the tempering and serve with rice
Note: As this is cold curry there is no need to heat it up
this has to be consumed on the same day as it doesnt have long shelf life


  1. Thanks Nandini Kini akka for featuring my recipe Methi Tambali in your blog


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