Nuggesoppu Tovve

(Serves 4)

1 cup moong dal
1 cup drumstick leaves without stems
1 tbsp grated coconut
2 tbsps lime juice
For seasoning:
1 tsp oil
½ tsp mustard/rai
½ tsp jeera
½ tsp urad dal
4-5 green chilies
2 red dry chilies
5 curry patta
1 tsp grated ginger (optional)
¼ tsp turmeric powder

¼ tsp black pepper powder


  1. Dry roast moong dal till hot to touch.
  2. Pressure cook it with 2 cups water (3 whistles).
  3. Wash drumstick leaves and cook them for 1-2 minutes. Add to dal.
  4. Add coconut and salt along with 3-4 cups water depending on desired consistency.
  5. Heat oil, sauté seasoning ingredients, and add to dal mixture. Mix well.
  6. Bring to boil on medium heat. Add lime juice.

Serve with rice.