Spinach Dhal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 300 gms - chopped spinach
  • 1/4 cup - moong dal
  • 2 - medium sized tomatoes (cut into pieces)
  • 3-4 - green chillies (slit)
  • 2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 2/3 tsp - grated coconut
  • salt to taste
  • 1 pinch - baking soda

How to Make Spinach Dhal

  • In a vessel, pour 2 cups of water and add the moong dal.
  • After a few minutes, when the dal gets half cooked, add the chopped spinach, tomatoes, green chillies and baking soda.
  • Blend the cumin seeds and grated coconut into a fine paste by adding water and keep it aside.
  • Once the spinach is well cooked, add the cumin seeds and coconut mixture and stir it until the mixture is well blended.
  • If you feel that the spinach is too watery, take some rice flour and mix it with water. Add it to the spinach.
  • This will turn the watery spinach into a thicker consistency.
  • Serve with rice.