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This is another Maharashtrian dish .Shepu is also called as Dill /Sowa.It is a leafy vegetable with a strong tangy, appetizing flavor.The health benefits of dill include good digestion, relief from insomnia, hiccups, diarrhea, dysentery, menstrual disorders, respiratory disorders, cancer, etc. It is also good for oral care.

Ingredients :

A bunch of Dill leaves (Shepu)- Cleaned, washed and chopped roughly
4 green chillies-chopped
4 cloves of garlic- chopped
1/4 cup yellow moong dal
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste
1 tsp Oil


Wash and soak moong dal for 20 minutes.
Heat some oil in a pan  add mustard seeds.When they splutter add cumin seeds, garlic cloves and green chillies.Fry till garlic cloves are golden colour. Add turmeric powder, salt to taste after a minute Add the soaked moong dal and Finally add chopped dill leaves and cook cover with a lid for around 5 mins.

Shepu curry is ready to be served hot with chapatis or bhakari:) 


  1. Abhilash Pillai said...
    My friend in Pune often speaks about shepu bhaaji but never had a chance to see what it is. This was a good post and the recipe informative.
    Raji said...
    Looks very delicious.. though I have not tried cooking with dill...your dish is tempting me to try it.
    Unknown said...
    Never heard of it. Looks yummy. I wanna give a try. I'm not sure about the availability of dill in our local market. Thanks for sharing.
    Unknown said...
    My favourite vegetable, m carzy about it. You can add little water+besan(chana powder) in it. after above receip.

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