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Mung Dal With Potatoes And Drumsticks

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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

Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Lentil

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