Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Lentil With Spinach Gravy

Ingredients :

Spinach - A bunch (chopped)
Toor dal  -1 cup
Oil - 1 tblpsn
Turmeric powder-1/2 tspn
Mustard seeds - 1 tspn
Garlic clove - 4 (crushed)
Cumin seeds - 1 tspn
Dried red chilli - 2 (Broken into two)
Green chillies - 4 (sliced)
Onion (small size)- 1 (chopped ) 
Tomato -1 (chopped)
Tamaring pulp - 1 tblspn (optional)
Salt to taste
Water as required

Method :

1.Cook the dal with salt,turmeric powder,tomato and water in a pressure cooker.
2.Heat oil in a deep pan.Splutter mustard seeds and crackle cumin seeds.
3.Add dried red chillies,garlic,onion,green chillies.
4.Stir fry for about 2-3 minutes at high heat till the onions turn golden.
5. Add tomatoes and saute it.
6.Add the Spinach and toss it.Cover & cook for about 10 minutes at medium heat.
7.Add the cooked dal and tamarind pulp.Add water if you need to at this time.
8.Add salt if necessary.
9.Cover & cook at medium heat for about 8-10 minutes.
Serve with Rice.

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