Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Palak Dal/Spinach wt Lentils...

A simple and quick recipe that shows its face once in a week at my house...A perfect curry for lazy days....with min ingredients....

Toor dal-3/4 cup
Spinach/Palak-1 small bunch(cleaned and roughly cut,about 2 cups)
Turmeric-1/2 tsp
Green chilli-2 no(slit in the center)
Salt to taste
Shallots-3 to 4 nos(cleaned and cut to small pieces)
Garlic-2 cloves(cut to small pieces)
Mustard-1 tsp
Coconut/veg oil-2 tsp


Method Of Preparation:
1. Cook the dal in  pressure cooker with required amount of water.Once done add turmeric, spinach.green chilli and salt.
2. Cook it till spinach wilts and gets cooked.Then remove from heat.
3. In a wok heat oil and add mustard, when it cracks add shallots and garlic and cook it till it turns brown. Add this to the curry and serve with rice.


Notes:
1. Cumin can also be used for tempering.I don't use as my hubby doesn't like the taste of it..
2. Do not over cook greens..
3. Dont add too much of water while cooking dal, recipe tastes good when it is slightly thick.

62 comments:

  1. That picture looks perfect...

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  2. Palak dal looks yummy... very heart warming dish..:)
    Reva

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  3. All time comfort dhal! Simple,healthy and yum~

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  4. love ur blog's new look...:) and paruppu keerai is my fav......nice clicks

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  5. Excellent palak dal recipe,this is a regular in our kitchen as well and we just love it:)!!!

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  6. Comfort food,delicious dal..lovely clicks.

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  7. lovely, delicious and perfect !!!

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  8. delicious recipe... looks fabulous..

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  9. I agree with you when you say a perfect dish for lazy days,and top that its so very yum and healthy.

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  10. Simple and yummy one, very beautifully captured.

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  11. My favorite Dal. Sounds healthy n tasty.

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  12. I can have this everyday for my lunch, my comfort dish.

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  13. Wat a comforting and super tempting palak dal..

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  14. My hub's fav food...Looks good da..Pinne reshu im in pune.US il allato.

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  15. ya, thiz is perfect for lazy days.........dal palak luks so delicious......i too made in a similar way by adding coconut milk n posted few weeks ago....

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  16. Love it !! One of my favourite dals...

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  17. palak dal looks delicious. Reshmi. Healthy too.

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  18. palak dal looks delicious. Reshmi. Healthy too.

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  19. Woowwwww...This is what I call comfort food..Any day and anytime...


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  20. I love dal palak a lot! Wonderful clicks, loved it!

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  21. healthy and delicious dal..i too make this, use moong dal too at times..

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  22. Nutritious!
    We eat tomato-spinach dal everyday, literally every day!
    But I put the tempering & cook the vegetables & then put the soaked dal & pressure cook everything together.

    Now I'm wondering if I'm overcooking the greens ... as you mentioned in your notes...! :)

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  23. very healthy and tasty recipe.thanks for sharing.
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  24. palak dal looks perfect dear...lovely pics :-)

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  25. My comfort food .Picture looks awesome

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  26. simple, quick and wholesome! cant wait to try it :)

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  27. Looks healthy and delicious
    nice clicks :)

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  28. hi reshmi, would love to join your fun and try out this recipe..thanks and have a great weekend

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  29. such pretty pictures...i love palak dal, infact been a while since ive ahd it..u have tempted me 2 make it again :)

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  30. This's my absolute fav way to cook spinach--with dal! New site design adipoli kto. And so are the pics!

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  31. Healthy n delicious curry luv to have with rotis...

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  32. Easy peasy curry alle..I too make this on lazy days,slightly different,love it.

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  33. One favorite dish in my family, everyone loves it

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  34. super and comfort dal. I am drooling here.

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  35. Perfcte picture...We just ate this sday for lunch

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  36. My fav...looks so gud ...nice pics

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  37. nice click. keerai kootu looks perfect

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  38. the daal looks gorgeous! i love greens in my daal!

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  39. i love the new look for your blog & pics are gorgeous. we do make a similar version at home..i love spinach dal

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  40. I have never tasted this roti. Looks really yummy and bookmarked right away. will be trying..
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