Tuvar Dal with Palak

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - toor dal (yellow lentils)
  • 3-4 bunch - spinach
  • 1 cup - tomato (sliced)
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric
  • 3-4 flakes - garlic
  • 1 - small onion (sliced)
  • 10-15 - curry leaves (optional)
  • 1 bunch - coriander
  • A pinch - asafoetida
  • 1-2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • 5-6 - fenugreek
  • 1 tbsp - coriander seeds
  • 2-3 - dry red chilli

How to Make Tuvar Dal with Palak

  • In a pressure cooker add water, lentils, spinach, fenugreek, garlic, a little of the coriander, one whole tomato, one onion sliced, asafoetida and close the cooker.
  • Cook until the dal is soft (about 5-8 minutes). Mash this cooked mixture lightly.
  • Add salt and chilli powder, cook on a low flame.
  • Add turmeric and half of the curry leaves.
  • In a saucepan, heat a little oil, add the remaining garlic, curry leaves, add dry red chillies and coriander seeds.
  • When the oil is hot and sputtering, add it to the dal. Allow to stand for a few minutes.

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