Fresh leaves of gongura cooked with dal.
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 30 min
1 Bunch Fresh Gongura Leaves
1 Cup toor dal 1/4 cup chana dal
6 Red Chillies
6 Green Chillies
6 Curry Leaves
1tps mustard seed
1/2 tps cumin seeds
1/2 tps urad dal
Pinch of hing
Pinch of Turmeric
Salt to taste
1.Clean gongura leaves. Seperate the leaves from the stems. Wash the leaves in water. Drain the water.
2.Take a pan and put 5 teaspoons of oil. When the oil gets warm. Put the Gongura leaves in the oil also add some salt to it. Keep frying it till the leaves get cooked and reduce to a small quantity.
3. Let the leaves cool down. Grind the leaves to a paste.
4. Cook 1 cup toordal and 1/4 cup channa dal and keep it asside.
5. Cut 1/2 Onion, 6 green chilies. In a pan, put5 tsps of oil, put poppu
(Mustard seeds, Jeera, Red chilies, Hing). Let the mustard seeds splutter in oil and then add oions, green chilies and curryleaves. Add some turmeric and salt. and fry it till its cooked and golden brown.
Later, add this to the cooked dal along with the paste of the gongura leaves. Stir the whole mixture. Let dal boil for sometime with all the poppu and gongura leaves paste.
6. It ready to eat. Serve with rice or roti!!!.
It's yummy and mouth watering.