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Dal with Spinach Recipe

Dal with Spinach is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Tuesday, 25 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure-Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
20 mins
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 bunch - fresh Spinach
  • A handful - split moong dal
  • 1 - medium onion, chopped
  • 1 inch piece - ginger, julienned
  • 4 Cloves - garlic, chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala
  • How to Make Dal with Spinach:

    1. Pressure cook spinach and dal along with a cup of water and 1/2 tsp of salt for 10 mins.
    2. When pressure drops, mash the mixture well with the back of a spoon or a potato masher (do not use a food processor).
    3. The mixture should have a creamy consistency with a little bit of water left in it.
    4. Add a couple tablespoons cooking oil to a frying pan and fry the onions, garlic and ginger until golden.
    5. Lower the heat, add chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, stir for a few seconds, then add the spinach mixture.
    6. Check the salt and add more if needed.
    7. Stir over medium heat until the dish becomes creamy
    8. Serve.


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