Need to say anything about this great combo masoor dal and spinach.This unbeatable combination nourishes your body with protein,iron and folic acid.Try it.
Recipe source-Tarla Dalal
- Masoor dal/split red lentils-1\2 cup
- Chopped spinach-1\2 cup
- oil-3 tsp
- cumin/jeera seeds-1 tsp
- onions,finely chopped-1
- tomato chopped-1 medium sized
- turmeric powder-1\2 tsp
- mango powder(amchur)-1 tsp(i didn't use it here)
- salt to taste
red chilly powder-1\2 tsp
- garlic cloves-5
- green chilly-2
- ginger-small piece
1.Clean masoor dal and pressure cook it with 1&1\2 cup water for 3-4 whistle or till done.
grind garlic,ginger and green chilly to a coarse paste.
2.Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan,add jeera and allow it to crackle.
3.Then add onion and saute till it becomes translucent.
4.Then add tomato and saute for a while.followed by dal,spinach,prepared paste,salt,turmeric powder and amchur powder(if adding) and mix well.Simmer it for 7-10 mins and stir occasionally.
5.Just before serving heat a tsp of oil add chilly powder and pour over it.
Serve with hot steamed rice.