MURINGAYILA PARIPPU CURRY/DAL CURRY WITH DRUMSTICK LEAVES

Muringayila/Drumstick leaves have a lot of medicinal benefits.These leaves are highly nutritious as well as tasty.This simple moringa leaves curry can be prepared very quickly and make a great combination for rice.Drumstick leaves cooked with dal is an absolute south Indian delicacy. Here i am using masoor dal for preparing this curry.However this can be cooked along with tor dal as well.This simple dish can be made by using minimum ingredients that are readily available in a south indian kitchen.

Ingredients

Drumstick leaves/Muringayila-2 cups

Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Masoor dal-1 cup

salt

shallots-3

garlic-3

coconut oil-1 tbsp

For grinding

kasmiri chilli powder-1tsp

salt -as per taste

coconut grated-1/2 cup

cumin seeds-1 tsp

green chillied-3

garlic-3

 

Method

 

 

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Pressure cook masoor dal with 1 &1/2 cup of water and 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder.Cook until 2-3 whistles.
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Cook muringa leaves with 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder and 1/2 cup of water.Sprinkle some salt.
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In a blender jar adding grated coconut,cumin seeds,turmeric powder ,garlic and green chillies.Grind and  make a very fine paste.
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coconut paste is ready.
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Drumstick leaves cooked for 4-5 minutes.
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Adding cooked masoor dal.
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pouring some water.
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Adding ground coconut paste.
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Add enough water for the curry .
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check the taste add salt of needed.
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For seasoning ,in a frying pan adding 1 tbsp of coconut oi,shallots and garlic.Fry until they turn brown.
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Adding 1 tsp of kashmiri powder to make it even more colourful.
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Pouring this over the curry.Serve with some rice!!!!!!!!!!

 

Author: BEENA'S RECIPES

Hi , Thank you for stopping by @beenasrecipes.My name is Beena Vinob ,writer of this blog. Being a food enthusiast most of the recipes found here are learnt from my friends ,family members, watching T.V.shows , with reference to recipe books etc. However you could see some innovative and unique dishes which I have developed over past years of experience. All the recipes are tested and tried multiple times to confirm the authenticity of the blog post. If I come across a new recipe ,I often try to present the simplest version of the recipe by making some twist and turns in the original version with the staple ingredients available at home. If you have any question regarding the recipe kindly use the comment section on the page. I really enjoy the process of exploring new recipe ideas ,trying out new dishes, food photography ,recipe video editing etc.That’s why I have been continuing this journey over the past few years. Feel free to contact me at beenasrecipes@gmail.com. Your feedback and comments are highly appreciated .

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