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Ingredients

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1 cup Omavalli illai ajwain leaves
2 Green chillies
2 Red chillies
1/2 cup Tuvar dal
1 Tomato
2 tsp Oil
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Gram dal
1 tsp black gram dal
1/2 tsp Asafoetida
Few Curry leaves
1 tbsp Coriander leaves

Omavalli Ilai Paruppu kadaiyal

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  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Ingredients

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Omavalli ilai or ajwain leaves  have a distinct flavour and medicinal values. Our cuisine does use this extensively. Omavalli illai paruppu kadaiyal is a dal with the mild flavour of ajwain leavesommavalli ilai paruppu kadaiyal

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Steps

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Cook the dal in pressure cooker till soft. Mash well.

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Cut chillies and tomatoes finely

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Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and when it crackles, add the gram dal, black gram dal, chillies and saute for minute.

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Now add the asafoetida, and tomatoes and saute till it becomes mushy.

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Now add the finely cut ajwain leaves and saute till it becomes soft

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Now add the mashed dal, salt and curry leaves and coriander leaves and boil everything together for few minutes

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Serve hot with rice and curry

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Love the contrast between yellow dal and the green leaves ma. Is this the omavalli that grows below our flat? The one you drink for cold?

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Love the contrast between yellow dal and the green leaves ma. Is this the omavalli that grows below our flat? The one you drink for cold?

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