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.
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:)