Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Spinach Daal

This is another healthy and easy to cook recipe which contains the nutrition value of both Spinach and Daal.This is one of the most common daal I prepare for my family.Spinach is considered to be the healthiest of all the green leafy vegetables but very limited experiment we can do with that maintaining its nutritional value.Spinach is a great combination of health and taste.

2 bunches Spinach (150 gms)
1 cup toor dal 
4 pods garlic (finly chopped)
1 large onion (Finly chopped)
1 large Tomato (chopped)
2 green chilis (slitted)
2 red chilis.
1 tsp. whole cumin seed.
1 tsp. turmeric powder.
1 tsp. Red chili powder.
Salt (as per taste)
Coriander leaves for garnishing


1. Wash daal and soaked for atleast 2 hours. Wash Spinach and chopped it.  Put soaked daal, spinach, chopped garlic, chopped tomato and salt in a pressure cooker and pressure cook it so that  daal boils completely.

2. Heat oil in a pan  and add red chilis and cumin seeds. Now add chopped onion and fry till  onion turns golden yellow. Now pour  daal in the pan and add slitted green chilis. Add turmeric powder and red chili powder. Cover it and let it boil for a couple of minutes.

3. When the daal started boiling add 1/2 tsp. Sugar. Cook for another couple of minutes. take it out in a serving bowl and garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with plain rice.


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