Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Palak Dal / Spinach Dal



Ingredients:
Toor / Tuvar Daal : 1/2 cup
Palak / Spinach: 1/4 bunch
Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder : 1/2 tsp
Mustard + Jeera : 1/2 tsp
Garlic paste : 1 tsp
Salt To Taste
1 Lemons

Method:
Pressure cook toor dal with 1 1/2 cups water in cooker.
Heat the oil in a pan, add mustard + cumin seeds. Fry till they pop up.
Add garlic paste, palak leaves and fry for 2 minutes.
Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and fry for one more minute.
Add cooked toor dal to it, and cook for 5 more minutes. Add some water if needed.
Lastly add lemon juice to Palak Dal / Spinach Dal and serve hot with rice or roti.

Alternate : You can replace red chilli powder with green chillies.

4 Comments:

Swapna Sree said...

Palak Dal looks delicious...

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simplyfood said...

I love spinach in any recipe I make this but with moong dhal.I will try this variation.Lovely nad healthy

Jagruti said...

Delicious and healthy palak daal..love the colour..:))

shanthi said...

My all time favourite and comfort dhal

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