Super healthy dal curry which can be prepared with in 15 minutes .Here i have used drumstick leaves along with dal , to make even more healthier .Instead of this you  can use Methi leaves ,palak etc.This can be served along with some rice ,chapati etc.


Masoor dal -1 cup

Drumstick leaves /muringayila – 1&1/2 cup (chopped)

turmeric powder-1/4th tsp

kasmiri chilli powder -1 tsp

Slitted green chillies -2

Minced garlic-4

Water-2 &1/2 cup

salt to taste.


For Seasoning

Oil-1 tbsp

cumin seeds-1 tsp

curry leaves -1 sprig




Wash dal and drumstick leaves thoroughly.

Take a pressure cooker ,add dal, drumstick leaves ,green chillies ,garlic ,turmeric powder ,kashmiri chilli powder and water .

Pressure cook this  until we hear  3 whistles .

Switch off the flame ,once the steam goes off completely , open the  lid and add salt.

Adjust the consistency of the curry adding more water.

Bring this to boil.

For seasoning heat some oil in a pan ,add cumin seeds ,once it starts to crackle add curry leaves and pour it over the curry.

Serve hot with rice ,chapati etc.





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