DRUMSTICK AND DAL CURRY (Moringa)
Serves 6 Time Required:1 hour
1 cup Red Lentils or Masoor Dhal
3 or 4 drumsticks peeled and cut into 2 inch piece
2 teaspoons chillie powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon cumin powder
2 tomatoes chopped
1 teaspoon crushed garlic (optional)
Salt to taste
Ingredients For the seasoning: 1 teaspoon mustard, 2 red chilies broken into bits and a few curry leaves and 1 tablespoon oil.
Wash the Red Lentils / masoor dhal and cook it along with the tomato, chillie powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, garlic with sufficient water in a pressure cooker. When done open the cooker, add salt and some more water and mix well. Add the cut drumsticks and cook for about 5 to 6 minutes till the drumsticks are tender. Switch off the heat.
In another vessel or pan, heat oil and add the mustard, broken red chilies and crushed garlic and fry for some time. When the mustard starts spluttering, pour in the cooked dhal and mix well. Serve with rice