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A nutritious and tasty dal, best enjoyed with some steamed Kohinoor Basmati rice.

Ingredient

  • Palak/spinach - washed and chopped - 2 1/4 cups
  • Moong dal or tur dal or a mix of both - 1/4 cup
  • Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 3/4 tsp
  • Onion - 2 medium size
  • Tomato -1
  • Garlic - 4-5 cloves
  • Ginger - 1 inch piece
  • Green chilli -1
  • Salt as needed

 

For the seasoning

  • Oil - 1 1/2 tbsp.
  • Mustard -1 tsp
  • Jeera seeds -1 tsp
  • Red chilli -1
  • Hing -a pinch

 

Direction

  • Pressure cook dal with a pinch of turmeric powder for 3 whistles. Mash well and keep aside.
  • Chop spinach finely.
  • Chop onions, tomato, ginger, garlic and chillies finely.
  • Pressure cook spinach for 1 whistle. After the pressure subsides, open and mash it well.
  • Heat oil in a pan or kadai, add the oil,mustard,jeera seeds,red chilli and a pinch of hing in the same order and fry till urad dal turns golden brown.
  • Add onions, ginger, green chilli and sauté till onions become light brown.
  • Add finely chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder and cook till tomatoes become mushy.
  • Add the cooked palak, cooked dal, salt to taste, mix well and bring everything to boil.
  • Remove from fire and add a tsp of ghee.

 

 

  • Palak/spinach - washed and chopped - 2 1/4 cups
  • Moong dal or tur dal or a mix of both - 1/4 cup
  • Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 3/4 tsp
  • Onion - 2 medium size
  • Tomato -1
  • Garlic - 4-5 cloves
  • Ginger - 1 inch piece
  • Green chilli -1
  • Salt as needed

 

For the seasoning

  • Oil - 1 1/2 tbsp.
  • Mustard -1 tsp
  • Jeera seeds -1 tsp
  • Red chilli -1
  • Hing -a pinch

 

  • Pressure cook dal with a pinch of turmeric powder for 3 whistles. Mash well and keep aside.
  • Chop spinach finely.
  • Chop onions, tomato, ginger, garlic and chillies finely.
  • Pressure cook spinach for 1 whistle. After the pressure subsides, open and mash it well.
  • Heat oil in a pan or kadai, add the oil,mustard,jeera seeds,red chilli and a pinch of hing in the same order and fry till urad dal turns golden brown.
  • Add onions, ginger, green chilli and sauté till onions become light brown.
  • Add finely chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder and cook till tomatoes become mushy.
  • Add the cooked palak, cooked dal, salt to taste, mix well and bring everything to boil.
  • Remove from fire and add a tsp of ghee.

 

 

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