Thursday, December 16, 2010

Drumstick Leaves Sambar

Drumstick leaves sambar is my favourite .This weekend ,went to indian grocery,saw these leaves.They were very tempting and fresh.Bought them immediately and cooked sambar in my mom's style.It was to gud .It has iron in it and gud for kids also....

1.Drumstick leaves           -        1 bunch
2.Toor dal                         -         1/2 cup
3.Onion                             -          1
4.Tomato                           -         1
5.Garlic                             -         4 to 5 pods

For Tempering:
1.Vadagam                        -           1 tsp
2.Red chillies                    -           4
3.Curry leaves                    -          few


* Chop onion and tomato finely.
* Pressure cook toor dal with all the ingredients ,except drumstick leaves.
* Cook for 3 whistles.when the whistle is released,add the drumstick leaves ,without putting the weight.
* now ,when the leaves are mixed well and cooked,turn off the haet.
* Take a hand blender and blend it well.
* Now take a pan and add oil, splutter with ingredients under 'for tempering',pour it to the blended mixture.
* Adjust salt to taste and have with piping hot rice.

 Pudina Pulao:

Beans Usili

Sending this to Pari and Sara's "Only Greens Event"


Soumya said...

yum yum...very healthy,delicious and comforting sambhar...

subhashini said...

healthy samber

Pushpa said...

Have been looking for this at the asian store but they are not carrying it now,love the flavour of drumstick leaves.Sure it tasted super yummy.

Shanavi said... favourite and looking very creamy.

Binys Recipes said...

thats healthy and tasty.....gud recipe

Priya Suresh said...

Yumm, my fav sambhar, i do often this sambhar, love it with some spicy side dish..

Swathi said...


Drumstick leaves sambar looks delicious. Do you know the recipe for vadagam, if not can you get it from mom. I like to make them.

Unknown said...

wow, looks sooooooooooooo delicious.

Priya Sreeram said...

savitha kalakureenga ! loved the sambhar especially !

Malar Gandhi said...

Like murungai keerai a lot, very healthy and tastee. Sambhar sounds kool, fulfilling meal:)

Anonymous said...

drumstick leaves in Sambhar, a healthy dish.

Saraswathi Iyer said...

Nice and healthy sambar. thanks for the entries dear.

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