The vegetable boiled and cooked curry recipe of Palak Sambar is not just extremely tasty, but is also rich in iron and proteins, and makes for a filling meal with rice or rotis.
Firstly, put some turmeric powder in the dal with water and cook it in the pressure cooker. Next, soak in warm water the tamarind for about 10-15 minutes and extract the water for using it. Next, boil the tamarind water with sambar powder, salt, asafoetida, green chilli and chopped tomato for about 15-20 minutes on medium heat, before adding chopped spinach to the boiled tamarind mixture.
Allow this mixture to boil for another 10 minutes at least before adding the cooked dal and allowing that to simmer for at least 5-10 minutes. Temper the dal with jeera and mustard seeds and enjoy! Temper with mustard seeds and jeera.