- Manathakkaali Keerai – 1 bunch
- Green Gram Dhal – ½ cup
- Coconut gratings – ¼ cup
- Green chillies – 2
- Jeera – 1 teaspoon
- Rice – 1 teaspoon
- Turmeric Power – a pinch
- Salt – ½ teaspoon or as per taste
- For seasoning:
- Oil – 1 teaspoon
- Mustard – ½ teaspoon
- Small onion – 2 Nos
Remove the leaves from the stem (stem should not be used – the stems are hard and give bitter taste). Wash and chop the greens.
Cook the green gram dhal along with turmeric till soft. Add the greens to cooked dhal and cook on low flame.
Grind coconut, green chillies, jeera and rice to a fine paste and add to the greens and stir well.
Season it with mustard and small onion chopped finely.