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Leafy delight

Gongura and methi leaves can be used to make lip-smacking dishes

LEAVES HAVE always been used to prepare a range of delicacies. From mint to gongura, leaves can flatter taste buds or frazzle them, by the strength of their flavours. Here are a few dishes that gourmets will relish tucking into.

Gongura with green peas

Ingredients

Oil - 2 tbsp
Gongura - 300 gm
Green peas blanched
- 100 gm
Jeera seeds - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Chopped garlic - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - ˝ tsp
Fenugreek seeds - ˝ tsp
Chopped onions - 50 gm
Tamarind pulp - 1 tbsp
Green chillies - 2
Whole red chilli - 2

Method

Take oil and sauté cumin seeds with gongura leaves and green chillies. Make a paste of the above mixture. Take oil in a separate pan, sauté mustard seeds and whole red chillies till they start crackling. Add in chopped onions and cook till they turn light golden brown in colour. Add chopped garlic and cook for some time. Put gongura paste with blanched green peas and cook till the masala starts leaving the oil. Adjust the seasoning. To be served hot garnished with ginger juliennes and tomato dices.

O. P. KHANTWAL

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