Andhra Pradesh Recipes
Aakukoora (leafyveggy) pappu  
Serves 4

Toor daal - 2 cups 2 tbs Oil
LeafyVegetable - 1 to 1 1/2 cups
of spinach, or methi or any other
leafy veggi
Turmeric powder - pinch
Salt - as required Tamarind paste - 1 tsp
Chili powder - 1/2 to 1 tsp  

1 tsp mustard seeds
pinch of hing
1/2 tsp of jeera few curry leaves and red chili pieces

Put dal in pressure cooker, wash and add double the quantity of water.
Wash the cut leafyvegetable and add to the washed dal.
Add turmeric, chili powder close the lid, put the whistle and cook for 3 to 4 whistles.
Remove the whistle after pressure is gone open the lid and mash it with back of the spoon. Add salt and tamarind paste (taste and add more salt if required).
Put a fry pan on the stove add 2 to 3 spoons of oil. After heated add red chili pieces,
inguva, curry leaves, aavalu, jeera and switch of the stove.
Add this to the dal.


Energy (Kcal) 244.8 Carotene ( μg) 2158.5
Protein (g) 11.9 Vitamin C (mg) 10.5
Carbohydrate (g) 30.0 Mg  (mg) 69.0
Fat (g) 8.61 Na  (mg) 36.2
Fibre (g) 0.98 K  (mg) 629.3
Minerals (g) 2.4 Mn  (mg) 0.56
Calcium  (mg) 63.88 Zn  (mg) 0.563
Phosphorus  (mg) 159.9 Cr  (mg) 0.002
Iron  (mg) 1.78