Dals / RasamIndian

Moringa Dal | Drumstick Leaves Dal

Moringa is the new superfood. Be it in any form like powder, tablets or its natural form, people all over the world are going gaga over it. Personally, I love drumsticks and it was only much later that I started consuming the leaves. It has lots of good things…I’m not going to go into details here, but be sure to have it as a part of your menu once in a way at least.


Tuvar dal – ½ cup
Moringa leaves or drumstick leaves – 1 cup
Tomato – 1 small chopped
Green chillies – 3 chopped
Salt to taste
Turmeric – ½ tsp.

To temper

Mustard seeds – 1 tsp.
Garlic – 4 pods
Cumin – 1 tsp.
Urad dal – ½ tsp.
Curry leaves – few
Oil – 1 tbsp.


1. In a pressure cooker add all the above ingredients of dal, greens, tomato and green chillies.
2. Add a big glass or 1 ¼ cup of water and pressure cook till done.
3. Add salt and turmeric and mix well.
4. Do the tempering and serve hot.

For more recipes with drumsticks….

a. Drumstick Curd Chutney
b. Drumstick Tomato Masala Curry

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