Monday, December 8, 2008

Drumstickleaves Moongdal Stir-fry

Drumstick leaves contains four times as much Vitamin A as carrots...the drumstick trea names for its long bean like fruit produces fruit n leave for than nine months of the year, its grows rapidly even in poor soils who doesnt need artifical fertilizes r pestidcies n requires very little space to thrive...fortunately we get fresh drumstick leaves here in Indian stores, i used freeze them when ever i get them after using them the day itself..they r really handy n healthy..here comes my simple stirfry..quite healthy for kids n adults..


2cups Drumstick leaves
1/4cup Moongdal (soaked)
1/2tsp Mustard seeds n urad dal
2nos Dry red chillies
5nos Garlic pods (minced)
2tbsp Grated coconut
Salt
1tbsp Oil

Heat the oil in a pan, once the oil is hot add the mustard seeds n urad dal n let them splutters...add the dry red chillies n also minced garlic pods..fry them for a while...add the soaked moongdal, drumstick leaves with enough salt n stir them for a while, just put the flame in simmer n cook them with lid closed for few minutes, add the grated coconut n put off the stove...

Serve them hot as sides r else can have them with hot rice topped with ghee...

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8 comments:

notyet100 said... Reply To This Comment

looks interesting,..:-)

Kitchen Flavours said... Reply To This Comment

Easy and yummy recipe.

Sangeeth said... Reply To This Comment

oh i luv this recipe...yummy...we really dont get this here...:( anyways do u think it is good for pregnant women? if so send it across to EH event...I know it is healthy but not sure abt preg...

Mahimaa's kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

i love keerai. yummy yummy

rekhas kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

wow wow very yummy and helthy recipe

Alka said... Reply To This Comment

We call these leaves as swaanjhuro and it reminded me of one of my fav. dish..we make it with curds and lotus stem..since winter is THE season ,we get these leaves in abundance,so will soon post its recipe....With moong dal..hmmm never tried this way but why not?? it do sound healthy and nice :-)

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

I ve the murrungai keerai and dhal (gravy) in my blog too, i recently bought small plant but seems not doing good for this cold weather!
Lovely porriyal!

aparna said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy and tasty recipe.