I use to Watch some of the Television cookery shows regularly, specially Chef Damu's program, he always prepare very simple recipes which we can able to do it on day to day basis with very simple ingredients.. This is one of the recipe prepared by him in the tv show.
It's one of the good old recipe of Tamilnadu...We do not add onion in this reacipe...
After tasting it really made me to go nostalgic towards my Paternal grandma's cooking.
Drumstick - 2
Channa Dal - 1/2 cup
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Chilly powder - 2 tsp
Coriander powder - 3 tsp
Tamarind - 1/4 tsp
Tomato - 2
Coconut - 1/4 cup
Poppy Seed - 2 tsp
Oil - 1 tbsp.
Salt to taste
Green Chilly - 2
Fennel seed - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves - few.
Soak channa Dal for minimum 1 hour.
Soak Poppy seed in hot water for 15 mins, grind it with Coconut and keep aside.
Heat the pan, oil it and temper with Curry leaves and Fennel Seed.
Add tomato and sauté well till it gets cooked.
Now add Drumstick and Channa dal then Turmeric powder, Chilly powder, coriander powder.
Saute it well and allow to cook. Add salt and required amount of water let it boil.
Add green chilly and coconut paste.
Now add just 1/4 tsp of tamarind to it. Add coriander leaves and curry leave to garnish
Switch off in 5 mins and serve it with rice.
I am sending this to WTML event @ Asiyama Page
Also sending this to Side dish mela event @ Cooking4allseasons