Palak Toovar Dal ( Calcium Rich Recipe)
by Tarla Dalal
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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.
- Clean, wash and soak the toovar dal for 15 to 20 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
- Combine the soaked toovar dal, ginger, green chillies, turmeric powder, salt and 3 cups of water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- For the tempering, heat the oil in a pan. Add the bay leaves, cloves, red chillies, cumin seeds and asafoetida.
- When the cumin seeds crackle, add the spinach and sauté for 2 minutes.
- Add the cooked dal, chilli powder and coriander and simmer for 5 minutes.
- Serve hot.
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