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Drumstick Leaves Curry Recipe

Drumstick Leaves Curry is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Friday, 26 May, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - cleaned, destalked Drumstick leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup - spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup - yellow lentil (masoor dal)
  • 1 tbsp - skinned green gram (yellow moong dal)
  • 1 - onion, finely chopped
  • 1 - tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 - green chilli, slit lengthwise
  • 1 tsp - ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp - garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Dhania powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp each - Cumin seeds and Mustard Seeds
  • 3-4 pinches - Asafoetida powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup - water
  • 1/2 tsp - Wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • How to Make Drumstick Leaves Curry:

    1. Finely chop the spinach and drumstick leaves.
    2. Wash the dals together. Drain and keep aside.
    3. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pressure cooker or pressure pan.
    4. Add the seeds and allow them to splutter.
    5. Add the onion pieces and stir-fry until transparent.
    6. Add the tomato pieces, all the powdered masalas, salt and the dals.
    7. Add 1/2 cup of water. Cover and cook in the pressure cooker (1 whistle).
    8. Churn very gently with a manual churner.
    9. Dissolve wheat flour in the remaining water and add to the curry.
    10. Cook the curry again, simmering for 2-3 minutes.
    11. Heat the remaining oil in a small pan.
    12. Add asafoetida, ginger, garlic and chilli and allow to sizzle. Pour the sizzling tempering into the curry and cover with a loose lid.
    13. Keep aside for 3-4 minutes.
    14. Serve hot with plain steamed rice, coconut rice or rotis.




     

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