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Blacknight shade herb is widely grown in our native villages and urban areas. This herb is consumed by us for ulcer treatment. We know its medicinal benefits and we utilize it in various versions of cooking.

Today's posting is nightshade green dal in our blog.
Greens one cup Cooked mysore dal one cup Garlic three cloves Cumin seeds one spoon Cumin roasted powder half spoon Mustard seeds one spoon Sesame oil one tablespoon Shallots peeled nd chopped half cup Curry leaves one sprig Tomato one finely chopped Green chilies two Pepper powder one spoon Coconut gratings half cup Asafoetida one pinch Salt to taste
Pressure cook dal with one spoon of turmeric and few drops of castor oil. Wash and chop the greens. Peel off the shallots and chop Heat the sesame oil over a medium heat. Add mustard seeds to pop up Add green chilies and tomato dices. Saute for a minute. Add cooked dal and allow to cook for a few seconds. Meanwhile blend garlic cloves, cumin seeds and powder, pepper powder. Coconut …