Dal with green leaf
Written by Jayashree
Published on June 14, 2014

Dal with green leaf makes a good accompaniment with any meal. Tur dal cooked with green leaf vegetables is healthy and makes one of the cherished  south indian meals. It is popular  as “pappu” in Andhra while in Karnataka it is known as “muddipalya” . Our meals seems to be highlighted by a variety of green leaves as spinach, methi  or many others which are abundantly available. This is the recipe of Karnataka.

INGREDIENTS :

  • tur dal 1 cup 
  • spinach  1 cluster
  • methi 1 cluster 
  • green chillies 4
  • oil 2 tbsp
  • mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • asafoetida a pinch
  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • tamarind  a lemon size
  • salt to taste
  • sambar powder 1 tsp
  • mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • asafoetida a pinch
  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • tamarind  a lemon size
  • salt to taste
  • sambar powder 1 tsp                                                                                    METHOD :Cook tur dal in pressure cooker. Cut the stalk of the green leaves and chop them finely. Put them in salt water for sometime. Heat oil in a kadai and make the seasoning with mustard, asafoetida, turmeric and green chillies. Add the green leaves and salt, mix and let cook for sometime. Then add the cooked dal and mix well. Let boil for sometime. Then, add the tamarind pulp  and sambar powder and allow to  simmer on low flame for five minutes. Serve with hot rice or jowar roti.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup tur dal
    • 1 cluster spinach
    • 1 cluster fenugreek leaf
    • 4 green chilly
    • 2 tablespoon oil
    • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
    • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
    • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
    • lemon ball size tamarind
    • salt to taste
    • 1 teaspoon sambar powder

    Instructions

    1. Cook tur dal in pressure cooker. 

    2. Remove the stalk of the green leaves and cut them finely. Keep them in salt water for sometime.

    3. Heat oil in apan, add the mustard, asafoetida, turmeric, green chilly and salt. Let cook for sometime. 

    4. Add the cooked dal to it. MIx well and let cook on a slow flame for dometime. 

    5. Add the tamarind pulp and sambar powder to it. Mix and simmer for for five minutes. 

    6. Serve with hot steamed rice. 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

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