Health recipe of the day
A good source of fibre, legumes are a staple in many parts of the world. They are good for the heart and reduce fluctuation in blood sugar levels. Pigeon pea is a pale coloured legume that easily absorbs the flavours of spices. Try this healthy boiled and seasoned snack today!
Pigeon pea sundal
1 cup – pigeon pea (thuvar dal bean)
1 tbsp – coconut
1 – onion
2 pods – garlic
1/2 inch piece – ginger
2 – green chillies
Turmeric powder, a pinch
Asafoetida – a pinch
1 tsp – lemon
Salt for taste
- Cook the pigeon pea.
- Grind coconut, onion, ginger, garlic, green chillies, turmeric, asafoetida and salt together and keep it aside.
- Take a spoon of oil in a pan and season mustard and curry leaves.
- Now add the ground paste and fry for a few mins till the raw smell leaves.
- Once done add the cooked pea along with lemon extract and saute well.
- Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.
- Pigeon pea sundal is ready to eat.
- Serve it hot.
- You can have it just like that or with curd rice.
Recipe courtesy: 4th sense cooking