Monday, March 14, 2011

SPINACH DAL

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This  classic Indian dish combining  moong dal with spinach  which  makes a healthy, nutritious and  fabulous tasty dish  that  may be served  with rice or bread.

Including garlic, ginger and turmeric which had been shown to contain cancer-fighting substances and protein packed  ingredients in our diet not only delicious but at the same time a health booster too. Adjust the spicy level to your preference.

SPINACH DAL
Servings   4

400g spinach chopped
1 C moong dal boiled
4 green chili sliced
1 tsp turmeric powder
2 tomato chopped
1 Onion chopped
3 garlic chopped
1/2 tsp cumin seed
1 tsp ginger
2 T oil
salt to taste
1 C water

METHOD

*  Boil moong dal with 1/4 teaspoon turmeric until soft.

* Heat the oil, add cumin seed , garlic, ginger and green chili,  fry until fragrant.

* Add the onion, fry until light brown. Add tomato and cook until tomato turns soft. Add the spinach and the remaining turmeric powder , fry for 1 minute.

* Now add boiled dal and a cup of water. Cover the pot, cook until spinach turns soft.

* Check for salt and remove from heat. Serve hot.

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42 comments:

Cendana Kasih said...

Nostalgia sungguh resipi ni..hampir 20 tahun dh tak makan.. rindunyer..selalu mak saya buat dan makan dengan capati.

Biny Anoop said...

usual at my home...its a quick fix

Leena said...

I love adding spinach to dal,this my fav...yummy dal!!

Max said...

Molto profumato, ci sono delle spezie che adoro moltissimo, buona settimana, e se ti interessa ho aperto un contest...se ti va dai un'occhiata...ciao.

Priti said...

One of fav ...I do almost the same way too

Jay said...

This looks so good n inviting..
Tasty appetite

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Protein packed dal..Good for kids

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

divya said...

Slurp, mouthwatering here, awesome clicks....

aipi said...

Comfy n always satisfying..love this very much!
liked your version ..


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Suja Sugathan said...

Healthy and yummy dal..looks awesome.

JishasKItchen said...

looks healthy and tasty...loved it

Krishnaveni said...

healthy classic combo, yumm

SheenaBabu said...

Healthy and Easy dal.

Sushma Mallya said...

healthy and delicious..love this one with rice..

Vidhya said...

Liked your version of spinach dal.Looks so tasty.

Vimitha Anand said...

Healthy recipe...

Panchpakwan said...

Comforting and healhty dal..

Preety said...

Healthy and yum

Swathi said...

Delicious healthy dal, awesome combo.

Priya said...

Healthy and comforting dal..

Kankana said...

Spinach daal or Palak daal as I call it is one of our fav and so easy to make and so healthy too !!

Juliana said...

Love spinach...so yummie and healthy too :-) Have a wonderful week ahead :-)

CAS said...

I have no idea what moong dal is & wouldn't be able to find it here in our little town anyway. It sounds really good, though. I am going to try the recipe for the Raisin Citrus Cake. That one I can easily do -- plenty of citrus in our yard right now.
CAS

Satya Chaitanya said...

healthy and delicious dal ..
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Mrs K said...

This is a sindhi staple,and we cook this with chana daal,I love this,and Manasi who is a fussy eater also loves this:)Very nice !!!

SouthindianHome said...

Wonderful healthy dish. Ideal for kids

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Looks perfect, simple, yet healthy :)

jeyashrisuresh said...

thats a yummy way of making spinach.perfect

Ayu Safieza said...

TT, same recepi today .I woke up blurr this am..typ2 wat my sempoi dal...wat malu kat u je yg dah expert masak dal....huk3!!!

Zareena said...

Hey, you know what I made spinach dal yesterday. this one looks yummm

Medeja said...

I still havent learned how to cook moong dal yet :D Im stuck with masoor dal :)

Peggy said...

This sounds delicious!

Shirley said...

Palak dal always a favourite.
Do check out my version too.
http://enrichingyourkid.blogspot.com/2009/10/spinach-and-lentilpalak-dal.html

Suman Singh said...

Dal palak looks healthy and delicious..love to have this with some white rice..liked your version..thanks for sharing!

Rumana Rawat said...

this dal i can eat anytime :)

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

dal looks healthy n hearty...yum
SANYUKTA
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Nieza said...

wah sedapnya lama tak mkn dhal ni...akak, kek kat bwh tu pun nampak sedap ada lagi tak nk tukar ngan kek pisang saya la...hehe

Dimah said...

That looks healthy and delicious!

Jiboombaa said...

Healthy and really comfort food.This is one of our favorite recipe too.Thanks for sharing your version.

thecoffeebreak said...

I just bought bag of moong beans and didn't yet know what to do. Now I know ;)

Claudia said...

Thank you for your recipe!!!It is ok!!!Bye

Stefania said...

Adoro i piatti orientaleggianti e speziati! Grazie per avermi donato questa ricetta! Stefania