GONGURA PAPPU ..


GONGURA PAPPU..RED SORELL LEAVES DAAL..

1ST VARIETY

Gongura pappu is a delicious daal with a tangy touch goes with rice and rotis in daily menu.
Materials..
Tur dal ..1 cup..roasted and washed well
Gongura leaves ..2 cups..cleaned and washed well
Tomato 1 large
If using Tomato,add the chopped tomato to the dal mixture and pressure cook.
Oil ..2 tbsp for tadka
Mustard seeds ..1 tsp
Methi seeds..a pinch
Garlic ..1 tbsp..finely chopped
Red chillies..2..made into slits
Green chillies..5 to 6..slits
Salt..to taste
Method..
1.Pressure cook tur dal and gongura leaves ,and green chilli slits,with 1:2 and 1/4water for 2 whistles.
2.After cooling keep it aside.
3.Make Tadka,place a pan on the stove and add oil to it..
4.Add mustard seeds,methi,red chilli slits,and when they crackle add garlic chop and fry well.
5.Next add cooked tur dal gongura leaves mixture to the tadka.
6.Mix well.Now add tamarind paste,cook for 5 to 8  minutes,lastly add Salt. 
7.Add half spoon of chilli powder too,if your choice for more spicy ness.. Switch off the stove.

8.Serve with food.

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