Gongura Pappu


Gongura leaves – 2 small bunch.
Toor dal – 1 cup
Tamarind juice – 1 tsp
Green chillies – 2
Red Chillies – 2
Garlic cloves – 4
Ginger – 1 inch
Jaggery – 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Jeera seeds – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Methi seeds – 1/4 tsp
Hing – 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves – a handful

Wash and finely chop Gongura leaves.
Finely chop green chillies,ginger and garlic.
In a cooker, Take washed Toor dal,Gongura leaves, green chillies,ginger,garlic and boil with 2 cups of water till dal is cooked.

Once the steam is released, mash the dal and Gongura mixture.Add jaggery,turmeric powder and tamarind juice to it.

Heat ghee in tadka pan. Add broken red chillies,methi seeds,jeera,mustard seeds,curry leaves,hing and fry .Pour over the dal mixture.

Boil dal with salt .Serve with rice or roti.


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