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A delicious way of adding lentils and vegetables like spinach or palak in one dish, palak kootu is a south indian curry recipe with moong dal and palak leaves. The cooked dal and palak kottu is tempered with mustard seeds, chillies and curry leaves and relished with rice.
- Combine the moong dal and spinach and pressure cook the for 3 whistles. Keep aside.
- Heat 2 tsp of oil in a kadhai and add the coconut, cumin seeds and red chillies and saute for few seconds.
- Cool and blend in a mixer, using little water, till smooth.
- Heat 2 tsp oil in pan and add the mustard seeds , cumin seeds and the curry leaves.
- When the seeds crackle, add the cooked spinach and moong dal and mix well.
- Add the turmeric powder and salt, mix well and bring the mixture to boil.
- Add the prepared paste and boil for few more minutes.
- Serve hot with rice and papad.
This recipe was contributed by anandha on 13 Oct 2011
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