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Spinach dal (palak dal, palak soppina bele saaru)

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4 servings
10 min
15 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
Fresh Spinach Leaves - 1 bunch, washed & chopped

Tuar Dal (lentil) - 1/4 cup

Masur Dal - 1/4 cup

Garlic Cloves - 3-4, crushed

Green Chilli - 2-3, slit into half

Onion - 1 medium, sliced lengthwise

Fenugreek Seeds (methi seeds)- 1/4 teaspoon

Cumin Seeds - 1 teaspoon

Dry Red Chilli - 2, broken

Turmeric Powder - 1 teaspoon

Salt to Taste

Water as required

Pepper Powder - 1 teaspoon

Cumin Powder - 1 teaspoon

Asafoetida (Hing) - a pinch

Oil or Ghee - 1/2 tablespoon

Preparation

  • Empty the thoroughly washed & chopped Palak leaves into the cooker.
  • Also add the washed lentils (dal). Add cloves, green chilli, onion, methi seeds, salt to taste and enough water for all the veggies to cook & for the gravy.
  • Let the whistles blow enough to cook the veggies well. Once it's done, keep the cooker aside & wait till the pressure is released.
  • Once it is done remove the lid of the cooker & churn the whole cooked preparation with the help of a whisk, lightly so as to mash the cooked lentil or the dal & the veggies.
  • Heat oil or ghee in a pan or wok, and add cumin seeds & allow it to splutter. Once done add the broken dry red chilli. Now add the cumin powder, the pepper powder, turmeric powder & Asafoetida (heeng).
  • After this add the cooked & whisked dal preparation. Mix it well & add water if the dal is very thick & salt too accordingly.

Photos

SPINACH DAL (Palak Dal, Palak Soppina Bele Saaru), photo 1
SPINACH DAL (Palak Dal, Palak Soppina Bele Saaru), photo 2
SPINACH DAL (Palak Dal, Palak Soppina Bele Saaru), photo 3
SPINACH DAL (Palak Dal, Palak Soppina Bele Saaru), photo 4
SPINACH DAL (Palak Dal, Palak Soppina Bele Saaru), photo 5

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Comments:

amy, 02/09/2018

Not tried but reading it looking a yummy

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