Preparation For : 4 People | Preparation Time : 30 Minuites (Approx)
  • Drumstick leaves (500 Gm)
  • Moong Dal (5 teaspoons)
  • Shredded coconut (5 teaspoons)
  • Garlic (15 cloves)
  • Milk (1/2 cup)
  • Sugar (1/2 teaspoon)
  • Cooking Oil ( 3 teaspoons)
  • Urad Dal ( 1 teaspoon)
  • Mustard seeds (1 teaspoon)
  • Dry chilies ( 1 or 2 as per taste)
  • Salt ( to taste )
Preparation : Step wise
  • Separate out the drumstick leaves carefully and keep it separately aside together.
  • Fry the moong dal slightly in a frying pan till it turns golden brown.
  • Boil a cup of water with the milk and sugar, in a separate deep dish.
  • As soon as the water starts boiling, pour the fried moong dal and boil it.
  • Add drumstick leaves in the deep dish and add salt to taste.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the garlic cloves till golden brown.
  • Add the urad dal, mustard seeds and dry chilies to the frying pan.
  • Fry the above ingredients for about 1 minute and then add the drumstick leaves and shredded coconut. Let the drumstick leaves cook for approx 5 mins, while stirring it in intervals.
  • Fry the drumstick leaves till it is almost dry.
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Health & Additional Cooking Tips

Drumstick leaves has ample amounts of Carotene, Vitamin-C and Calcium, which are highly beneficial.
This is especially useful for persons with high blood pressure.
Since drumstic leaves are heavy ( Garistha Khadya ) in nature, hence should not be taken much as it is difficult to digest. This kind of item should be taken during lunch time as during the day time , digesting ( Pachaka Shakti ) capacity remains more .

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