Daal with Spinach- awesome !


To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste
cloves garlic
4 to 5 green chillies
25 mm (1”) piece of ginger 

Other Ingredients
1 cup masoor dal (split red lentil)
4 tsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 cup chopped spinach (palak)
2 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
3/4 tsp chilli powder

For Serving
steamed rice (shawl) Or hot Rotis


  1. Clean and wash the masoor dal, add 1½ cups of water and pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles or till done. Keep aside.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside.
  3. Heat 3 tsp of oil in a deep pan and add the cumin seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame till they turn translucent.
  5. Add the dal, spinach, dry mango powder, tomatoes, turmeric powder, prepared paste and salt, mix well and simmer for 7 to 8 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve in TUPPERWARE ISO DUO (Shown in picture)and just before serving, heat the remaining 1 tsp oil in a small pan, add the chilli powder and pour the tempering over the dal. Serve hot garnished with steamed rice Or hot rotis smeared with ghee. Yummm
  7. Courtesy  Ms Tarla Dalal Ji


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