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Drumstick Leaves Dry Curry

Drumstick Leaves Dry Curry is a popular Indian Side Dish
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Side Dish
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Stir Fry
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Serves 4


200 g - tender Drumstick leaves

100 g - tur dal

1 onion, medium, cut into small pieces

3 green chilli, cut into small pieces

4 Red Chilli

1 tbsp - til

1 tsp - Dhania seeds

1/2 tsp - Jeera

1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds

10 Curry leaves

6 Garlic cloves, crushed

1 tbsp - dry Coconut powder

1/8 tsp - Turmeric


1 tbsp - oil


  1. Dry fry the red chillies, til, jeera, coconut powder each separately
  2. Make a coarse powder, keep aside
  3. Boil drumstick leaves with some salt and turmeric
  4. Drain, squeeze out the water if necessary (do not mash).
  5. Cook tur dal till it is soft but not mashed
  6. Combine leaves and dal gently, keep aside.
  7. Heat oil, add mustard seeds, curry leaves, crushed garlic
  8. Fry till the seeds splutter
  9. Add onion, green chilli and fry for 2 mins till the onion changes colour
  10. Add boiled leaves and dal
  11. Mix salt, stir well, and cook covered for 2 mins
  12. Remove lid and sprinkle the masala powder
  13. Mix well and remove.
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