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Moong dal with spinach

Main Dish
4 servings
10 min
30 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
Moong dal (Split green gram skinless) – 3/4 cup

Oil – 2 tablespoons

Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon

Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon

Asafoetida – a pinch

Ginger paste – 2 teaspoons

Garlic paste – 2 teaspoons

Green chilies – 4 or to taste, finely chopped

Onion – 1 medium, chopped

Spinach leaves – 30, chopped

Lemon juice – 2 teaspoons

Salt – to taste

Preparation

  • Wash moong dal in a running cold water until water runs clear. Add into pressure cooker with 1 1/2 cups of water and cook it for 2 whistles. Let the pressure go down by itself, open the cover and keep the dal aside
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat.
  • Once hot add cumin seeds. Let them sizzle. Add turmeric powder, asafoetida, ginger paste, garlic paste and green chilies. Stir and cook it for 1 minute.
  • Add onions and mix well. Cook it until lightly brown.
  • Add spinach and mix well. Cook it for 1 minute. Add cooked dal and 1 cup of water. Mix well. Let it come to boil and cook it for 1 minute. Add lemon juice and mix. Turn off the heat.





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