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Monday, April 30, 2012

SPINACH WITH LENTILS RECIPE | SPINACH DAL RECIPE - STEP BY STEP

SPINACH WITH LENTILS | SPINACH DAL


Spinach With Lentils - This dish is creamy ,nutritious and delicious to have with rice . Spinach combines well with lentils  and the real flavour of this recipe is in the grinding part.

Serves : 4
Preparation time : 15 mins.
Cooking time : 45 mins.


For this recipe you need

1 cup of thuvar dal(yellow lentils)
1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder
1 bunch of fresh spinach, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
Salt
Oil

For Seasoning (optional)

1 tsp. of mustard and urad dal
A sprig of curry leaves

For Grinding

3 dried red chillies
5 tbsp. of freshly grated coconut
1 tsp. of coriander seeds

Preparation

Pressure cook thuvar dal with a garlic and turmeric powder.


Heat oil in a pan,and fry the coriander seeds until they turn dark, then add the red chillies and fry for a min.


Finally add the coconut, reduce the heat and stir it for a couple of mins. Remove from heat, allow it to cool and whizz in a blender along with few tablespoons of water until you get a smooth paste. Now mix this along with the cooked lentils and keep it aside.


Heat oil in a pan, add the cumin seeds when they turn dark,add the chopped onions and fry until they turn soft .


Add the spinach and stir it for a couple of mins. sprinkle little water, cover and cook for few secs.


When the spinach gets cooked add the lentils along with salt.Reduce the flame and cook for few more mins. Finally temper with the seasoning ingredients.



Serve it hot with rice and enjoy.

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33 comments:

Rasi said...

i love this.. i miss spinach here.. don't get the kind we get in India.. good one :)

Satya said...

delicious dal...love the ingredients u used...healthy n must tasty too
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Paaka Shaale said...

I love this dal. I can have this any time of the day. Lovely presentation and photography :)

Dr.Sameena said...

Simple and healthy dal...:)

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Premalatha Aravindhan said...

wow delicious recipe Aruna,love the clicks...

Umm Mymoonah said...

Nice design work, kootu looks very yummy!

Priti said...

All time fav and fab pics

Kavita said...

Yummy kootu and an all time favorite!

Priya said...

Super comforting kootu,my fav..

Priya said...

Super comforting kootu,my fav..

Jaleela Kamal said...

delicious spinach kuddu, my fav.. nice recipe aruna.

Vineetha said...

Thanks for dropping by at my space...this kootu looks super.glad to follow u too.

Vardhini said...

My all time favorite kootu.

Vardhini
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Nalini's Kitchen said...

Healthy and delicious dhal....

S.Menaga said...

Healthy kootu looks yumm....

Akila said...

Healthy dish dear..... Just love it....

Sharmi said...

kootu looks yummy!

radha said...

Kootu with spinach! Nice.

Swathi Iyer said...

Spinach dal is my hubby's favorite, looks delicious, nice clicks.

Pushpa said...

Delicious spinach kootu.

Suja Manoj said...

Simple and tasty dal..love it

Priya Yallapantula said...

Wow, that looks superb. You should send it to my MLLA.

Sravs said...

Super comforting dal !! love with chapatis !!

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R said...

so simple and flavorful.

maha said...

i love this dal.. i miss spinach here.super tasty vth hot rice n rotis too

Gayathri NG said...

Healthy n yummy curry, looks tempting!!

Maayeka said...

Healthy and delicious daal..nice combo..lovely clicks..

khushi said...

healthy delicious recipe...

jeyashrisuresh said...

I love this simple and yummy dal. nicely clicked

Tina said...

Delicious.

faseela said...

yummy recipe.....healthy too....

Valarmathi Sanjeev said...

Yummy recipe...looks tempting and delicious.

Uma@Trendy Relish said...

mmm. my fav. dish. looks so delicious.