Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Palak Dal / Spinach Dal

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

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.


Swapna Sree said...

Palak Dal looks delicious...

First time here,,your blog is very nice...

do visit my blog at free time..

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 the colour..:))

shanthi said...

My all time favourite and comfort dhal


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