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Spinach Lentil Curry

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Serves : 3 Persons
Preparation time : 5 mins. to chop the Spinach
Cooking Time : 20 mins.

Ingredients:
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1. Finely chopped Spinach - 1 Cup
2. Moong Dal (Lentil) - 1 handful

Spinach : Moong Dal = 4:1

3. Tomato - 1
4. Coconut Milk - 2 Tbsp.

For seasoning:
5. Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp.
6. Urad Dal - 1 tsp.
7. Garlic Pods - 2 nos
8. Small Onion (Pearl Onion) - 6

Dry Masalas:
9. Chilli Powder - 1 tsp.
10. Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp.
11. Coriander Powder - 1 tsp.
12. Salt to taste



Method:
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1. Heat the oil in a pan.
2. Add the seasonings (Mustard seeds, Urad Dal, Finely chopped Garlic pods, Chopped onions) one by one.
3. Then add chopped tomato, cook it till it is half done.
4. Add finely chopped spinach, cook it till it is wilted.
5. After that, add dry masalas one by one (Chilli powder, Turmeric Powder, Coriander Powder)
6. Wash the Moong Dal and add it to the mixture. Blend it well.
7. Add the coconut milk and mix it all together.
8. Transfer the mixture to the cooker and add 1 cup of water.
9. Add pinch of salt.

Tip: Add the salt after the spinach is wilted because the quantity of the leaves always gets reduced once it is wilted. When the quantity is reduced, you will know the amount of the salt to be added.

10. Cover the cooker. Let it cook for 6 to 7 mins. or 1-2 whistles.

Serve it along with rice or any flat bread.

4 comments:

Love this recipe...

luks lovely n also healthy... will give it a try

Thats a lovely video, like the way you prepared plantain flower curry too.:)

I have seen your website for the first time. Good one. Though I am not a non-veg . I am from southindia living in virginia VA. Please keep post more items in vegetarian also. You can add more peppercorns and jeers which make this dish more flavour

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