Palak Toovar Dal (know Your Green Leafy Vegetables)
by Tarla Dalal
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A spicy spinach and lentil preparation that can be relished with steamed rice or rotis. Do not overcook this dal as the spinach tends to discolour quickly.
- Clean, wash and soak the dal for 2 hours.
- Drain, add the spinach, ginger, green chillies, turmeric powder and 3 cups of water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Mash the dal spinach mixture with the back of a spoon lightly and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a deep pan and add the cumin seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the bayleaves, cloves, red chillies and asafoetida. Stir for 15 seconds.
- Add the spinach mixture, chilli powder and coriander, mix well and simmer for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring once in between.
- Serve hot.
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