Gongura Pulusu Koora

Gongura Pulusu Koora

Lentil curry cooked along with tangy sorrel leaves


  • 3 cups Gongura, chopped
  • 1 pinch asafoetida
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 3 tablespoons tamarind pulp
  • 6 green chillies
  • 12 garlic pods
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chana dal, soaked in water for hour
  • Salt as per taste


  1. Heat oil. Crackle mustard seeds, asafoetia, green chillies, garlic and onion. Saute till onions are soft.
  2. Add chana dal, cook for 3-5 minutes. Add gongura leaves and turmeric powder and cook until leaves are soft.
  3. Adjust taste with tamarind, salt and red chilli powder.
  4. Add some water and cook until dal done. Serve Gongura Pulusu Koora hot along with rice.

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