Palak Toovar Dal ( Calcium Rich Recipe)


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Spinach and toovar dal used for this mildly spiced recipe, makes this dal a rich calcium source. Serve hot with roti or rice.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 3 servings
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  1. Clean, wash and soak the toovar dal for 15 to 20 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Combine the soaked toovar dal, ginger, green chillies, turmeric powder, salt and 3 cups of water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. For the tempering, heat the oil in a pan. Add the bay leaves, cloves, red chillies, cumin seeds and asafoetida.
  5. When the cumin seeds crackle, add the spinach and sauté for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the cooked dal, chilli powder and coriander and simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Serve hot.

Hari Chila Roti 
Kaddu Palak Ki Roti 
Lahsuni Palak Chawal 

Nutrient values per serving
56.7 mg. 17.2 gm. 134 cal. 4.1 gm. 7.1 gm.

RECIPE SOURCE : Calcium Rich RecipesBuy this cookbook

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