Drumstick Dal Soup Recipe

Drumstick, a must-have vegetable in sambar, is loaded with a number of minerals. They are known for their high calcium content and blood purifying properties. They can be consumed as such or can be cooked with lentils. The regular consumption of drumsticks reduces acne and the skin related problems. Drumstick is known to reduce the blood glucose levels significantly and helps in controlling diabetics.  Drumstick, Green Moong Dal (Whole), Water, Onion, Tomato, Garlic, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Cumin powder (Jeera), Black pepper powder, Salt   2 Drumstick 1 cup Green Moong Dal (Whole) 1 cup Water , (adjust according to your consistency) 1 Onion 1 Tomato 4 Garlic 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 1/4 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera) 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon Salt     10   30     To begin making the Drumstick Dal Soup recipe, chop onion and tomato into big pieces. Cut drumstick into small pieces.Wash dal with water thoroughly. In a pressure cooker, mix dal, onion tomato, garlic and other spice powders. Add a cup of water.Cook the dal for 3 whistles. In a small pot, add drumstick pieces and water. Cook until they are tender and cooked.Once cooked, scoop out the pulp from the drumstick using a spoon.Blend the cooked dal and drumstick pulp in a blender. Strain the liquid through a sieve.Add the required amount of salt and pepper powder to the soup. Serve the drumstick dal soup warm along with fried bread slices.Serve Drumstick Dal Soup along with Fresh Garlic Bread on a wintery night.