Gangabaila Koora Pacchi Tomato Pappu - Purslane Dal Recipe

1/4 cup Lentil/Toor Dal
1 cup water
1cup  Gangabaila (Purslane) Leaves, wash thoroughly
4 Raw tomatoes
5-10 Green chillies (as per your spice level)
1/4 cup chopped onions
2 tbsp tamarind paste
Salt as per taste
1/4 tbsp turmeric

For Seasoning:
1 tbsp oil
1/4 tbsp mustard seeds
1/4 tbsp cumin seeds
4-5 Red chillies
Few curry leaves
2 Garlic pods

In a pressure cooker, add washed toor dal
To it, Add green chillies and purslane leaves
Add chopped tomatoes
Add onion pieces
And finally add 1 cup of water and pressure cook for 5 visils and set it aside to cool. Open the lid of the pressure cooker and the dal is completely cooked as below

To this, add salt and turmeric
Add tamarind paste
Mix and mash well and cook for 5 min till the raw smell of tamarind disappears and switch off the heat and transfer the dal into a bowl
In a pan, add oil and when it is hot, add mustard seeds, cumin, red chillies, crushed garlic,curry leaves and fry for two min.
Garnish the dal with the seasoning.Dal is ready to be served!
Goes well with white rice and ghee combo, chapathi, roti and all kinds of breads

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