Yield: 4 Persons
Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes
Onion – 1 large , finely Chopped
Tomato – 1 large , chopped
Toor dal – ½ cup
Water – 1 cup for Toor dal and 3 cups for the gravy
Drumstick – 1 , cut into 2 1/2 inches length
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds – ¼ tsp
Asafoetida – ½ tsp
Curry leaves – 6-7
Sambhar Masala – 2 tsp
Green Coriander Leaves – 1 tbsp ( finely chopped)
Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp
Dry Red Chillies – 2
Tamarind Paste – 1 tsp
Salt – to taste
How I do it :
Soak the toor dal in 1 cup water with tomato and turmeric. Pressure cook until 3 whistles in high heat and then in low heat for 10 min
Remove from cooker,allow it to cool and grind it in mixer.
In a Wok, heat 2 tsp oil/ghee.
Add Asafoetida, Mustard and Fenugreek Seeds along with curry leaves.
When the mustard seeds splutter add the chopped Onion.
Saute for a minute in low heat.
Add 3 cups of water and tamarind paste with salt. Add the Drumsticks and Sambhar Masala.
Cover and cook for 5 min in low heat.
Now add the dal , cover and cook again in low heat for 5 min.
Remove from heat, garnish with green coriander and serve hot with Steamed Rice / Dosa/Idli