Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Palak Tuvar Dal/Spinach with split pigeon pea

This is a mildly spiced dish which contains no onion or garlic.

Recipe Courtesy:Tarla Dalal


Spinach - 2 cups washed thoroughly and chopped

Boiled toor dal - 1/2 cup

Ginger - 2 tsp grated

Turmeric - 1/4 tsp

Green chillies - 2 chopped

Dry red chillies - 2 broken

Bay leaf - 2

Cloves - 3

Cumin seeds - 1tsp

Asafoetida - a pinch

Salt to taste

Oil  - 1 tsp


Pressure cook spinach in 3 cups of water along with toor dal,ginger,green chillies,turmeric,and required amount of salt for 3 whistles.

In a pan heat the oil.When hot,add cumin seeds.When it splutters,add bay leaf,cloves,broken red chillies and asafoetida.

Add the tempering to the spinach/dal mixture and simmer for 5 minutes.

Serve with plain rice or roti.


Saraswathi Iyer said...

Good one w/o onion and garlic. Do send it to my Only greens event at my blog http://simplysara07.blogspot.com/

Priya Sreeram said...

good one !

Abhilash Pillai said...

I read it tarla dal and later read complete :)

It was a nice prepration.

Hari Chandana said...

Healthy and yummy recipe !!

Indian Cuisine

Kurinji said...

Healthy recipe and i'm happy follow you dear!!!

Smita Srivastava said...

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- Smita
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