Spinach dal curry
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Author asini85 Yield No Value
Published Aug 24, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Spinach Standing Time 1 hour

Recipe of Spinach dal curry

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Spinach Washed & Chopped 1/2 Bunch
Toor Dal 1 Cup
Peanuts 2-3 Teaspoons
Dry Red Chilies Crushed 4 oz
Onion 1 Numbers
Garlic 5 Clove
Chopped Coriander Leaves To Taste
Turmeric Powder 2 Teaspoons
Asafoetida 1/2 Teaspoons
Salt & Sugar To Taste
Oil 1 Tablespoons


1. Wash dal. Wash spinach leaves in salt water. Chop them. Mix together dal, spinach leaves, 1 tsp oil, turmeric powder and enough water. Boil them till soft.

2. Mash dal and spinach. Keep aside.

3. Chop onion. Crush garlic cloves. Wash peanuts.

4. Heat a pan. Put 1 tbsp oil into it. Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds. When mustard seeds crackle, add asafoetida, red chilies and garlic cloves. Add peanuts and fry. Add chopped onions and fry them till translucent.

5. Pour dal and spinach mixture into the pan. Add water for desired thickness. Bring it to a boil.

6. Add salt, sugar and simmer for 10 minutes.

7. Garnish with coriander leaves while serving.

Serve hot with chapati or rice.

Recipe Tips

Vary the proportion of spinach and dal as per the liking
Posted Aug 24, 2007

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