Friday, December 3, 2010

Spinach Dhal

This is a delicious and healthy curry that goes great with any Indian bread and rice

Ingredients :

1. Spinach - 1 Medium bunch (Chopped)
2. Toor Dhal - 1/2 Cup
3. Moong Dhal - 1/2 Cup
4. Green Chillies - 4 or 5 (Slit vertically)
5. Onion - 1/2 Cup (Finely Chopped)
6. Tomato - 1/2 Cup (Finely Chopped)
7. Ginger - 2 tsp(Grated)
8. Garlic cloves - 4 (Thinly sliced)
9. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
10. Cumin seeds - 2 tsp
11. Mustard - 1 tsp
12. Coconut - 1 tbs (Grated)
13. Oil - 1 tbs
14. Lemon Juice - 1 tsp
15. Curry Leaves - To Garnish
16. Salt - Needed Qty




Procedure :

1. Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard. Add cumin seeds. Fry for a minute.
2. Add ginger, garlic, chillies, onion and tomato. Saute till onion and garlic turns golden brown.
3. Add chopped spinach. Saute for few minutes.
4. Transfer to a pressure cooker. Add dhals, turmeric powder, salt and water.
5. Pressure cook with enough water for 4-5 whistle or till dhals become soft.
6. Finally, add coconut and lemon juice.
7. Garnish with curry leaves.
8. Serve hot with any Indian bread and rice.


Who tried this recipe?
1. Sharanya

38 comments:

Nisa Homey said...

My fav tooo and healthy.

savitha ramesh said...

Very nutricious....

Priya Sreeram said...

good one !

kanthi said...

ach daal looks quite delicious Nithu

asiya omar said...

i use to make spinach dhal often.very tasty and healthy recipe.

Kairali sisters said...

ahha looks delicious and adding moon dal is a great twist..Shall try this soon...

Shanavi said...

a healthy one,,,

Gulmohar said...

Love this dal..so comforting for the tummy

Suja Sugathan said...

Healthy dal..so good

Krishnaveni said...

sometimes i do like this without coconut, your's looks so nice and beautiful

Nithya said...

healthy and yummy :)

Chitra said...

simple - healthy - delicious

Santosh Bangar said...

heathy and tasty dal

Veggie Hut said...

I make it often.. Nutritious!

divya said...

Looks yummy and delicious.

R said...

this is one of my fav dals! i usually make it minus the coconut. luv the use of coconut here!

Priya said...

Simply comforting, love this dal..

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Very healthy and delicious.

Soumya said...

healthy and comforting dal curry...cute presentation ...

GEETHA ACHAL said...

My fav...Thanks for sharing...Never used ginger to this...Next time give a try..

Shalini said...

yummmy spinach dal:)

Mrs K said...

So true...Indian meal is incomplete without daal,and I love this,it looks so healthy and flavorful:)

Gayu said...

This one is truly a comfort food..

Gayu
http://ensamayalarangam.blogspot.com

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said...

I like to have this with rice and some fried anchovies...;)

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

luks delicious,perfect with rice...

Gayathri's Cook Spot said...

Very tasty dhal!

PriyaVaasu said...

Healthy and Delicious!!!!

RAKS KITCHEN said...

I love this a lot with steamed basmati rice!

ஆனந்தி.. said...

looks awesome....:)))

Shobha said...

Nice recipe..some variation for me ..in Sindhi palak we add chana dal.

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

mouthwatering dal.so delicious n healthy..

Jisha Dil said...

yummy...!!!...and a nice recipe too...

Biny Anoop said...

Nithu spinach dal looks yummy and healthy....

Jaisy James said...

healthy and yummy curry my fav

BeenaShylesh said...

wow healthy with a plate of rice and curd.....i love this.....

Indian Cuisine Blogroll said...

spinach dal is my favorite..like your 2 dal version

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Nithu
Very nice recipe. I have never used Tuar and Mung dal combo. Sounds great , must try soon.
Have a nice day

Sunitha said...

Nice recipe.My favourite too.