Spinach with Toor DAL
This dish is very good testy and easy to prepare.
It serve it with rice or naan or paratha.
SPINACH WITH TOOR DAL
Toor dal is either boiled or pressur cooked till soft and whole.Eresh spinach is roughly chopped and cooked in gurlic infused oil .Finally cooked toor dal is added to spinach and briefly cooked Serve spinach with toor dal over plain steame rice or with roti.
Spinach around 8 grms,toor dal 3/4 cup, green chilies 2-3,garlic 5 cloves, tarmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon, salt to taste.
Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon,cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon,urad dal 1/4 taspoon,broken red - chiles 3,asafoetida a big pinch curry leaves 4,oil 1 teaspoon.
MATHOD OF PREPARATION:
Boil toor dal in few cups of water until the dal is soft ,translucent and whole.Stra in the toor dal and reserve the liquid to make toor dal rasam. Wash and roughly chop the spinach leaves and it is tender stems.Peel,slice and lightly crush the garlic cloves.Wash,remove stems and slice the green chilies.
Heat oil in a pan ,add all talimpu ingredients in order.When mustard seeds stop, spluttering ,stir in green chilies and garlic cloves. Stir fry for few second ,stir in chopped spinach and turmeric powder.Cook covered till the spinach completely wilts.Now add the cooked and strained toor dal.Cook covered for a minutes if necessary and uncover.Stir fry for couple of seconds and season with salt .Remove from head and serve spinach with toor dal over plained steamed rice or wrapped in roti.
Make sure not to over cook toor dal.
Enjoy cooking and eating.