This Gongura is also known as sorrel leaves or ambadi. It is a leafy veg. That is tangy in flavor This dal is a another recipe from Andhra kitchen . Try this spicy, Irresistible, tongue tickling delicious dal with hot steam rice.I m sure... u will love it...
Gongura/ sorrel leaves chopped - 2 cups
Moong daal- 1 cup
Green chillis- 3-4 nos
Cumin seeds- 1tsp
Salt to taste
Red chilli powder- 1tsp
Turmeric powder- ½ tsp
Mustard seeds- 1tsp
Curry leaves- a handful
Dry red chillies- 2-3 nos
Refined Oil – 1tblsp
Boil sorrel leaves & drain water & keep aside. Grind the boiled leaves with green chilli, cumin seeds & make a paste.
Boil moong dal in a pressure cooker till dal becomes soft. Mix the sorrel leaves paste to the dal (u can test the sourness while adding the dal. Don’t put more otherwise dal may become more sour)
Now for seasoning heat a tadka pan. Add oil to it. Add mustard seeds, dry red chillies, curry leaves. Let them splutter. Add turmeric powder & red chilli powder. Immediately pour the seasoning to the dal & mix well. Garnish with coriander leaves.. (If u want onion in your daal you can just put big slices of onion & grated garlic when doing the seasoning)
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