Nuggesoppu Tovve

(Serves 4)

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


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

Serve with rice.