Aug 8, 2008

Simple spinach

This is another version of spinach, i make very often. Since the ingredients used in this recipe are very handy. Here is the recipe.

  1. Spinach - 1 box
  2. Toor dhall - 4 tbsp
  3. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  4. Coconut - 1 tsp (optional)
  5. Salt to taste
For seasoning:-
  1. Oil - 1 tsp
  2. Mustard seeds - 1.4 tsp
  3. urad dhall - 1/2 tsp
  4. Asafoetida powder - a pinch
  5. Red chillies - 1
  6. curry leaves - few
First pressure cook toor dhall adding turmeric powder to it and keep it aside. Thaw the spinach and cook it in microwave for 6 mts. Pre heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters add urad dhall, asafoetida powder, red chillies and curry leaves and fry it till golden brown. Now add the cooked spinach, add a little bit water, cooked toor dhall, salt and let it cook for 3 to 5 mts. Add water to adjust the consistency. Add coconut if you wish to or leave it. This is another version of spinach. Try this and lemme know the comments


lubnakarim06 said...

Simple and easy to cook.

EC said...

Similar to how we make, but we use moong have a nice collection of recipes here, thanks for adding me to ur blogroll, have added u to my reader too..

Crissy said...

just dropped by to say hi! i never tried spinach yet maybe i do now. thanks!

Trupti said...

Daal Sounds very healthy Vidhya..thanks for adding my blog to ur blogroll. I have one request can you add my Recipe Center blog instead of Food Corner. Recipe Center has all recipes and Food Corner has only repeated recipes that I send for events.

I am also adding your blog to my blogroll.

Nidhi said...

I do make Spinach dal often. But never tried with coconut...seems like a good combination

Vidhya said...

Yep, Kitchen Flavours, I make this everyday. Try this its easy.

Yes easycrafts, I do make with moong dhall. You are very welcome.

Thanks crissy, Try this you will like this. BTW dhall means lentils

Hi trupti, thanks for the add. Have added your other blog.

Yep nidhi, try with coconut, will give you some different taste

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Tom Aarons said...

This sounds healthy and delicious! Yum!

A_and_N said...

Hi Vidhya, this sounds like keerai-masiyal. simple, delicious, and healthy :)

Mizé said...

DSropped by to say hi and wish you a good weekend.
I like spinach. I use it in soups, pies and we do "Esparregado" which is a good idea for a post in my blog.