Agathipoo paruppu kulambu
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Agathipoo paruppu kulambu

sesbania grandiflora dal recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: South Indian
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 5-6 cloves garlic
  • 5-6 no red chilli
  • 1 spring curry leaves
  • 1 large onion - finely chopped
  • 1 large tomato - finely chopped
  • 2 cups agathipoo - chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1.5 cups cooked moong dal
  • 1.5-2 tbsp sambar powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut paste
  • 1 tsp ghee


  • heat coconut oil and crackle mustard seeds, cumin seeds, garlic, red chilli and curry leaves
  • add finely chopped onions and fry till transparent
  • further add chopped tomatoes and fry till mushy
  • clean and chop the sesbania flowers and add it to the curry along with salt and turmeric powder. fry till it shrinks.
  • now add cooked moong dal, sambar powder and water. mix well and boil for 5-10 minutes
  • then add freshly ground coconut paste, mix and cook for 2-5 minutes
  • lastly, add ghee and serve hot with rice