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Palak and Red Lentil Curry Recipe

Palak and Red Lentil Curry is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 21 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 cup - red lentil (wash and soak in water for 15 minutes)
  • 2 handful - cut Palak or Spinach
  • 1/4 cup - grated Coconut
  • 1/2 tsp - Jeera
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1/2 - red Onion
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1/4 tsp - mustard, Curry leaves
  • salt to taste
  • 2 - whole Red Chillies
  • How to Make Palak and Red Lentil Curry:

    1. Put soaked and washed red lentil in the cooker.
    2. Add the cut palak/spinach, salt to taste and turmeric.
    3. Close the pressure cooker lid and cook.
    4. Take off from heat after 1 whistle and let it cool.
    5. In the meantime, grind the grated coconut, jeera, red chilli powder into a fine paste.
    6. Add this into the cooker and mix well.
    7. Allow it to boil for a minute.
    8. In a kadai, pour oil. Add mustard seeds, curry leaves and 2 whole red chillies.
    9. Pour this over the dal curry.
    10. Taste salt if less add as per requirements.


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