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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Aruna Manikandan

I am a passionate cook and love to experiment various cuisines , in my kitchen. This blog is my humble attempt to register a copy of recipes that I learn and try . Feel free to experiment with my recipes and adjust accordingly to suit your taste and requirements.Hope you enjoy :)

33 Comments

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

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  2. delicious dal...love the ingredients u used...healthy n must tasty too
    Super Yummy Recipes

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

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  4. Simple and healthy dal...:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://www.myeasytoocokrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  5. wow delicious recipe Aruna,love the clicks...

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  6. Nice design work, kootu looks very yummy!

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  7. Super comforting kootu,my fav..

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  8. Super comforting kootu,my fav..

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

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

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  11. My all time favorite kootu.

    Vardhini
    CooksJoy

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

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

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

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  15. Super comforting dal !! love with chapatis !!

    Ongoing event CC:Mom’s Recipe

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  16. so simple and flavorful.

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

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  18. Healthy n yummy curry, looks tempting!!

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

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  20. healthy delicious recipe...

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  21. I love this simple and yummy dal. nicely clicked

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

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  23. Yummy recipe...looks tempting and delicious.

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  24. mmm. my fav. dish. looks so delicious.

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