Monday, November 15, 2010


Drumstick leaves     1 cup
Toor dal                  1/4 cup
Urad dal                  2 spoons
Big onion                 1 chopped
Tomato                   1 chopped
 Green chillies          2 -3 no
Garlic                      1 No
Turmeric powder     1/4 tsp
Pepper                    1 tsp
 Jeera                      2 tsp
Oil                          2 tbsp
Salt to taste          
Heat 1 tsp of oil and fry both toor dal and urad dal lightly.Saute onion, tomato, garlic, turmeric powder  and green chiilies. Add to the dal and cook in pressure cooker. Add the cleaned drumstick leaves and cook till the leaves are soft.
Mash well with a masher (mathu).
Dry fry both pepper and jeera and crush lightly. Add to the dal.Check for salt.
Season with mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves with 1 tbsp oil.
Serve with white rice.
Note: Pepper and jeera gives a unique aroma to the dish. This dish consumes very little oil.