A rich source of iron, this dish is easy to make
I learnt to make this nutritive dish from my great-grandmother. The flowers of the drumstick tree are high in iron content. This dish is highly recommended for those who are anaemic and for nursing mothers.Cooking instructions
Heat a heavy bottomed pan with ghee and add clean murungai poo.
Fry for sometime and keep aside.
Boil the moong dal with turmeric powder.
To the boiled dal, add the fried murungai poo, chopped onions and chillies, sambar powder, salt and one cup of water and allow to boil for some more time.
Roast the ingredients and add to the dish.
Serve hot.What you need
Drumstick flower (Murungai poo) - 1 cup
Small onions, finely chopped - 10
Green chillies, finely chopped - 2
Moong dal – 1 /4 cup
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Sambar powder - 2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Sunflower oil - 2 tsp
Ghee - 2 tsp
Mustard – 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
Red chillies - 2
Curry leaves - a few
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