Thursday, February 19, 2009

Palak Dal




Ingredients:

Palak cut- 1 bunch
Toovar dal - 1/2 cup
Green gram dal-1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Lemon juice- 1 tbsp

For Grinding:

Green chillies-3-4
Coconut(grated)- 1/4 cup
Jeera- 1/4 tsp
Black pepper- 1/4 tsp
Grated ginger-1/4 tsp

For Seasoning:

Oil- 1 tbsp
Mustard -1/4 tsp
Jeera- 1/4 tsp
Red Chillies- 1-2
Hing - a pinch
Curry leaves- 2-3
Turmeric- 1/4 tsp

Method:

Fry the green gram dal/Hesarubele for 2-3 mins until its hot.Let it cool.Pressure cook toovar and green gram dal(3 whistles).Boil the cut palak with little water in a pan.Grind Coconut,Green chillies,Jeera,Black Pepper,Ginger in a small grinder adding little water.Add this ground mixture to the Palak and boil for 2-3 mins.Add the cooked dals and boil for a few minutes(5-6 mins).Add seasonings and lemon juice. Serve hot with Rice or chapatis.

P.S. You can use only Toovardal or green gram alone or mix both of them like the above recipe.If you are using green gram dal you should fry a little before pressure cooking

2 comments:

Happy cook said...

Delicious mu comfort food with rice.

anilharapanahalli said...

it was amazing Rupa!

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