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Mung Dal With Potatoes And Drumsticks

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  Mung dal 350 Gram (Yellow Variety)
  Potatoes 4 , each peeled and cut into 4 pieces
  Drumsticks 4 , stringed and cut into 3-4 pieces
  Turmeric powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Green chillies 8 , deseeded
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon, broiled
  Coriander seeds 1 Teaspoon, broiled
  Sesame seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon, broiled
  Curry leaves sprigs 2
  Salt To Taste
  Pure ghee 1 Tablespoon

Boil the potatoes in salted water. Separately cook the drumsticks in salted water till tender.
Wash the dal well and place it in a pan with 4 cups of water, salt and turmeric powder and cook till tender. The grains of dal should be intact and not mashed.
Take a large pan, add 1/2 cup pure ghee and the ground masala and lower the flame and cook well for 4 minutes. Add any water which has accumulated, after washing the grinding stone or mixie. Add the boiled potatoes, one cup of water in which they were boiled and the drained drumsticks and stir for 2 minutes. Then add the cooked mung dal and stir it gently with the potatoes and drumsticks. Taste for salt.
Allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
Serve with hot rotis and mango pickle in oil or a raw papaya pickle in oil.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2607 Calories from Fat 408

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g77.2%

Saturated Fat 11 g55.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.2 mg13.4%

Sodium 552.5 mg23%

Total Carbohydrates 375 g125.1%

Dietary Fiber 65.3 g261.2%

Sugars 21.2 g

Protein 169 g338.4%

Vitamin A 76.5% Vitamin C 591.6%

Calcium 89.6% Iron 130.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mung Dal With Potatoes And Drumsticks Recipe