Sunday, August 30, 2009

Spinach-Dal ( another recipe)

Mung Dal ( Split green gram dal) - 100 gms
Spinach - 1 bunch
Onion - 1 medium
Tomato - 2 medium
Green chillies - 2 nos
Jeera ( cumin seeds) - 1 tbsp
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
( or substitute with fresh ingredients 2 garlic, 1/4" piece ginger)
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt and red chillie powder - to taste

Boil Mung dal in a pressure cooker or soak for half hour and cook in a little water till done
Saute chopped onion, ginger garlic paste and green chillies till onions are browned well. And grind to fine paste.
Take a wok, heat a little oil/ or ghee
Add the jeera and allow to brown
Add the ground paste, saute a while
Add chopped tomato, continue to saute till they are done
And the chopped spinach.
Add the boiled dal, salt and chilie powder.
Add sufficient water to make a pouring consistency.
Serve hot.

(dal served on rice, with green/raw banana fry)


  1. Okay...I am either getting old and forgetful or I have a blogger curse...I am sure I posted here before. Oh well....

    I love this recipe. You are knocking my socks off with all my favorites here lady! I so wish I had this in front of me as I sit here and read this on my lunch hour! Delivery to Canada please!

  2. yummmy, very tempting...I use frozen spinach for my recipe comes out quite nice...

  3. I wish frozen spinach was available here, I would have a dish everyday!


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