Saturday, 17 January 2015

PALAK DAL / SPINACH IN LENTIL

INGREDIENTS

1/2 CUP TOOR DAL/ YELLOW  LENTIL
1 BUNCH PALAK LEAVES/SPINACH
1 LARGE ONION
2 MEDIUM SIZED TOMATOES
1" PIECE GINGER
1/2 tsp JEERA/ CUMIN
1/2 TSP MUSTARD
1/2 TSP RED CHILLI POWDER
1/4 TSP HALDI POWDER
1/4 TSP HING
2-3 TBSP OIL
SALT TO TASTE

METHOD.


  • Boil the dal till soft and mash well.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add jeera and mustard.
  • When the mustard splutters, add chopped onions and crushed/grated ginger.
  • When the onion turns transparent ,add chopped tomato,salt and fry till the oil separates from the sides. 
  • Add haldi and chilli powder and saute for a min.
  • Add the chopped palak  and mix well.
  •  Cook till the palak becomes soft.
  • Do not add water. 
  • Now add the cooked dal along with some water and boil well till you get the required thickness.


    .

This dal can be served with Rotis or plain steamed rice.





No comments:

Post a Comment

About Me

My photo
I began this blog to compile my recipes in one place. I started writing this keeping in mind beginners and busy people and hence have tried to keep the steps and procedure as simple as possible. The recipes that you find here are vegetarian, which I cook on a day to day basis and are quite simple. I dedicate this space to all the people whom I came across,who inspired me to cook, who shared their recipes and tips and helped me improve my culinary skills.