|1 bunch||Palak(washed and finely cut)|
|1||Onion ( chopped)|
|1||Green chili (slit open optional)|
|Handfull of moong dal|
|1 T||Mustard, fenugreek and cumin seeds|
|1 stks||Curry leaves|
|3 nos||Red chillies (whole)|
|Corriander leaves for garnishing|
|Water (for pressure cooking)|
|1 T||Tamarid paste|
|2 T||Oil (for sauting)|
1.Take a pressure cooker and add oil in it, add mustard,fenugreek and cumind seeds, then karuvadagam[optional] ,then redchillies ,curry leaves and hing.
2.once when the mustard splatters, add onion, garlic, green chilly[optional] tomatoes and saute them well, now add green leaves and saute it well with some salt.
3.Add moong dal and water[according to the quantity] now and pressure cook the content.
4. once when it is cooked completely add tamarind paste, salt and ghee[optional].and leave it on stove for 5 minutes and garnish with coriander leaves.
Tasty green leaves in dal is now ready to be served.
1.U can try any kind of green leaf with this recipe.
2.If u want u can add either toor dal or moong dal or combination of both.
3.Adding ghee and karuvadagam gives nice flavour to the recipe.
4. U can also add 1 tsp of sambaar powder to make it taste a bit spicy.
5.Karuvadagam is available in all the South Indian provision store..as far as i know in chennai it is available at Ambica appalam, amudham.