Masoor Dal with Spinach, Protein Rich Recipes


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Masoor dal with spinach, the unbeatable combination of masoor dal with spinach nourishes your body with proteins, iron and folic acid.


Tomatoes and amchur powder lend a nice tangy flavour to the dal. Needless to add, this is a super-healthy recipe as protein-rich dals are an indispensable part of our daily diet!


Serve it hot with rotis or rice to make a homely and satisfying meal.

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Masoor Dal with Spinach, Protein Rich Recipes recipe - How to make Masoor Dal with Spinach, Protein Rich Recipes

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
1 cup masoor dal (split red lentil)
1 cup chopped spinach (palak)
4 tsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2cup finely chopped onions
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
salt to taste
3/4 tsp chilli powder

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Garlic-ginger-green Chilli Paste
6 garlic (lehsun) cloves
25 of ginger (adrak)
4 to 5 green chillies

For Serving
rotis
Method
  1. Pour 1½ cups of water in a pressure cooker, add the masoor dal, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a kadhai, add the cumin seeds, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add the cooked masoor dal, spinach, turmeric powder, dry mango powder, prepared garlic- ginger-green chilli paste, tomatoes and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add ¼ cup of water and chilli powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve hot with rotis.

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Masoor Dal with Spinach, Protein Rich Recipes
5
 on 21 Jan 17 12:38 PM


I had always tried palak with either moong or tuvar dal. This was the first time I tried it with Masoor dal. It was delicious.Hence forth I will always make it like this only. Also ingredients and few and it is easy to make. My 3 year old also loved it.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Vaibhavi, we are delighted you loved the Masoor Dal with Spinach recipe and it came out perfectly. Well done! Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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23 Jan 17 10:22 AM
Masoor Dal with Spinach, Protein Rich Recipes
5
 on 24 Dec 16 01:00 PM


Made it for dinner, really yummy. thanks you
Masoor Dal with Spinach, Protein Rich Recipes
5
 on 19 Sep 16 10:54 AM


A simple everyday dal perked up with masalas. Pairs well with rice and roti both. Spinach enhances the taste and eye appeal both, so even kids are sure to like it.