Drumstick Leaves a bunch
Toor Dal 1 cup
Garlic 5 pods
Green Chiles 3
Turmeric Powder 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Urad Dal 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
Asafoetida a pinch
Oil 1 tbsp
Method of preparation:
Wash and pat dry drumstick leaves.
Don’t pluck each leaf seperately.
Just pull the leaves off of the drumstick stalks.
Remove stems, wash and slice green chiles.
Peel and mash the garlic pods.
Wash toor dal in water thoroughly.
In a small sauce pan, cook toor dal in 2 cups of water until just cooked and soft from inside.
Heat oil in a wok, add mashed garlic and all talimpu ingredients in order.
When dal changes color, add green chiles, drumstick leaves and salt.
Stir fry the drumstick leaves until soft.
Then add cooked toor dal and turmeric powder.
Mix thoroughly and leave until all the moisture is evaporated.
Serve hot with steamed rice.
Notes: Toor dal needs to be cooked right.