Pressure cooked Dal with Spinach

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Total Time:
50 mins
Serves:More than 20 pieces
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - toor dal
  • 1/2 bunch - spinach, washed and chopped
  • 1/4 - onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 - tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seed
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 - dry red chilli
  • 2 - garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp - kasoori methi
  • 1/4 tsp - tamarind paste
  • A few - curry leaves
  • Red chilli powder - to taste
  • A pinch - asafoetida
  • 2 cup - water
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Pressure cooked Dal with Spinach

  • Wash and soak the toor dal for half an hour
  • Drain the water from the toor dal and pressure cook it with 2 cups fresh water, turmeric powder and tomatoes
  • Cook for 2 whistles and remove from fire
  • In a separate pan, heat oil
  • Once oil is hot, splutter the mustard seeds
  • Add cumin seeds, fry and add dry red chilli, fenugreek leaves, curry leaves, garlic and onions
  • Mix well and cook till the onions start to turn golden brown
  • Add in the spinach and cook till it wilts
  • Add in the cooked dal and mix well.
  • Add salt, red chilli powder and tamarind paste
  • Mix and allow it to boil for a few mins
  • Serve hot

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