I never cooked bachali before this date. It’s pretty common for many households, but not mine. During my growing up years, I never had heard of this green leafy vegetable. Only recently, I saw how it looks and decided to cook it to know how it tastes.
Tuvar dal – ½ cup
Bachali greens – 3 bunches, chopped, leaves only
Onion – 1 small chopped
Tomato – 1 small chopped
Green chillies – 3 chopped
Salt to taste
Turmeric – ½ tsp.
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp.
Garlic – 4 pods
Cumin – 1 tsp.
Urad dal – ½ tsp.
Curry leaves – few
Oil – 1 tbsp.
- In a pressure cooker add all the above ingredients of dal, greens, onion, tomato and green chillies.
- Add a glass or 1 ¼ cup of water and pressure cook till done.
- Add salt and turmeric and mix well.
- Do the tempering and serve hot.
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