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August 16, 2009

Spinach & Moong Dal Gravy

Ingredients:

  1. Spinach - 1 bunch
  2. Moong Dal - 1/2 cup
  3. Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
  4. Garlic - 2 to 3 cloves
  5. Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  6. Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  7. Urad Dal -1/4 tsp
  8. Curry leaves - 4 to 5 nos
  9. Green chillies - 2 nos
  10. Dry Red Chillies - 1 no
  11. Onions(finely chopped)- 1/4 cup
  12. Oil - 1 tsp
  13. Coconut Milk(thick) - 1 to 2 tsp (Optional)
  14. Salt to Taste

Water Method:

First cook the 1/2 cup of moong dal with 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder in a pressure cooker leave it for 2 to 3 whistles & keep this ready ( if u don't have a pressure cooker ,u can cook the 1/2 cup moong dal in a pan with 3/4 cup of water until its cooked well.) .Wash & finely chop the spinach & keep it ready .Heat oil in a pan & add mustard seeds ,allow it to splutter .Then add the urad dal , cumin seeds , dry red chilli followed by slit garlic & roast it until it leaves aroma . Now add the finely chopped onions , slit green chillies , curry leaves & saute for a while till it turns tender . Then add the finely chopped spinach & saute well for about 5 to 6 mins. Now add the cooked moong dal along with required amount of water & salt , allow it to boil for about 5 to 6 mins in a low flame. Now add the coconut milk & boil for about 5 mins in low flame (coconut milk is optional).Check for salt & spice (if want extra green chillies while its boiling). This goes well with White Rice , chapathi's............


Note:

While cooking Spinach do not cover the pan with the lid ......Just my small tip.......

12 comments:

Pari said...

yuumy and a very healthy daal.

Sanghi said...

Full of greens recipies today, some other blogger friends too posted same..! Yummmy recipe priya!

*sangi* said...

Nice recipe dear...healthy and colorful...will try it soon.

En Samaiyal said...

thank u pari, Sanghi & sangi for the nice comment......

Andrew said...

Hmmmmmmm something to try never been a spinach person but you never know.

Shama Nagarajan said...

nice blog dear..yummy healthy recipe

Priya said...

Healthy and droolworthy gravy yaa!

srikars kitchen said...

Delicious & healthy recipe.. First time here. u have a wonderful blog &Yummy recipes & Great clicks..

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Subhie said...

yummy n healthy dish..my fav too!

En Samaiyal said...

Thank u Andrew, ShamaNagarajan,Priya,Srikars kitchen,Sangi,Subhie for all ur comments.....

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