Munaga Aaku Charu (Drumstick Leaves Soup)

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Using the tamarind, make 3 glasses of tamarind water.(See my recipe for tamarinda for the method on this)
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a vessel.
  • Add the mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add the red chillis,urad dal,methi seeds,garlic and cumin seeds and fry till brown.
  • Add the onions and green chillis and stir fry for a few minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, turmeric powder, tamarind water, salt, curry leaves, jaggery and the drumstick leaves and let it boil.
  • Once it comes to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer for 5 minutes till the rawness of tamarind disappears.
  • Adjust salt and turn off heat.
  • Serve hot as a soup or serve with hot steamed rice.
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