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Wednesday, 27 June 2007

Spinach Dal


Spinach One bunch(washed and cut or tiered into big pieces)
Toor Dal 1 cup
Tomato 1 medium sized
Onion 1 medium sized
Green chillies 7 or 8
Turmeric 1/2 Teaspoon
Tamarind Lime size (Soak in water)
Water 1 Glass

For Seasoning:

Oil or ghee 1 teaspoon
Cumin 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
Minced garlic 1 teaspoon
Chana dal 1 teaspoon
Urad dal 1 teaspoon
Few pieces of curry leaves
Dried red chilli pieces

  • Add all the above ingredients and pressure cook it.
  • Then add 1 tsp of salt and with a whisk or a wood masher make a paste of spinach dal.
  • In a saucepan, add one tsp of oil or ghee and lightly fry the minced garlic, urad dal, chana dal, cumin and mustard seeds, red chilli pieces and curry leaves.
  • Add the spinach dal to the saucepan and combine them together.
  • Serve the dal with rice or with chapati/roti.

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