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Friday, July 20, 2012

Drumstick Leaves and Green Gram Curry


Ingredients:

Drumstick Leaves  - 2 cups
Green Gram, sprouted or soaked for 3 to 4 hours - 1 cup
Onion, medium sized - 1
Coconut, grated - 1 cup loosely packed
Coriander Seeds - 3/4 tbsp
Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Garlic Cloves - 2
Cinnamon - 1/2 " inch piece
Cloves - 2
Dry Red Chillies - 4
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 2 tbsps
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste



Method:

  1. Cook green gram  and drumstick leaves until green gram is soft and still holds shape. Let it cool down little bit.
  2. Chop onion into thin small slices.
  3. Blend coconut, dry red chillies, garlic, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, cinnamon and cloves into a fine paste adding little water.
  4. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds.
  5. When mustard seeds start spluttering, add onion. Saute until onion turns translucent.
  6. Add cooked green gram and drumstick leaves. Add sugar, red chilli powder and salt. Mix well and let it boil for 3 to 4 minutes.
  7. Add blended paste and mix well.
  8. Cook for 5-6 minutes.
  9. Serve hot with rotis/phulkas etc.,

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