Green Leafy Vegetable RecipesGreen Leafy Vegetable Recipes are one of the most eaten food diets for all kinds of food lovers as they are known for rich vitamins and micro nutrients. As this is one of the lentil recipes it provides your daily requirement of protein and nutrients. Diabetic and cardiac patients must have this dal recipe as one of their variants in their food diet at least for three times a week.

You may also like Andhra version of mudda pappu and tomato pappu.

Ingredients for Green Leafy Vegetable Recipes:

Yellow lentil/ Kandi Pappu – 100 gms.

Leafy vegetable – 1 bunch [thota kura(amaranth leaves), menthi kura (fenugreek leaves), Gongura(sorrel), chukka kura, pala kura(spinach)]

Salt – 1 tsp.

Turmeric powder – A pinch

Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp.




Garlic cloves – 5

Curry leaves – 1

Dry chilies – 1

Cumin seeds, mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp.

How to Make Green Leafy Vegetable recipes:

  • Clean green vegetables and cut into pieces

Tip 1: If you want you can use only one variant for the preparation of Green Leafy Vegetable Recipes 

Tip 2:  If you don’t like your green vegetables and leafy vegetables to lose their color while boiling, add pinch of salt and few drops of lemon juice 

  • Boil Yellow lentil in a vessel by adding 1/4 liter water.
  • Once the Pappu is half boiled add leafy vegetables.
  • Once the Pappu is fully boiled add salt and pour seasoning before you off the stove.

Tip: In order to save time we can boil leafy vegetables separately and add to dal and mix well. In this scenario, If you cut Leafs into small pieces you need not worry else you can mash dal and leafs at a time. Recommended version is first mashing dal separately.


Popu/ Seasoning of Green Leafy Vegetable Recipes:


  • Heat oil in a sauce pan and add crushed garlic cloves, dry chilies, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Once all are fried well then you can redirect it directly into the boiling mixture of dal.
  • You can leave temper over dal as it and garnish with coriander leaves.