2 cups toor dal
1/4 cup cubed (medium) mooli
1 medium sized tomato (chopped)
1 medium onion (chopped - optional)
8 drumsticks (6 inch length)
1/4 cup coconut
2-3 red chillies
small lemon size tamarind
4 tbsps jaggery (optional)
4 tbsps finely chopped cilantro leaves
Salt to taste
- Pressure cook toor dal, mooli, tomatoes, onions and drumsticks with 4-5 cups of water. Soak tamrind in little water, mash it, and seperate the water.
- Grind coconut, red chilies and sambar powder with tamrind water.
- Heat the kadhai, pour the boiled dal and ther ingredients. Bring to a boil. Add the coconut mixture, jaggery and salt. Add the cilantro leaves. Simmer for 5 minutes.
- Garnish with vaggarane. Serve hot with Idli, Dosa, Appes and Rice.