dals, Spinach

Spinach dal

Spinch dal


1 cup toor dal

9 oz spinach chopped

1 small onion chopped

2 medium tomatoes chopped

7 green chillies slit length wise

2 cloves of garlic crushed

2 red chillies broken

1/4 tsp turmeric

1/2 tsp jeera

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

6 tsp oil

Salt to taste


  • Pressure cook the dal with spinach and tomato upto one whistle and keep it aside until the pressure is gone.
  • Heat the oil.
  • Add jeera, mustard seeds and red chillies.
  • After they splutter, add onions and green chillies.
  • Fry until onion becomes translucent and add garlic.
  • Fry for few seconds and add turmeric.
  • Add the tampering and salt to the dal.
  • Bring it to a boil.
  • If the dal is too thick, add 1/3 cup water.
  • Enjoy with hot rice in this cold weather. 

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