Dec 29, 2008

Palakura pappu/spinach dal


spinach - 1 bunch
toor dal-1 cup
onion-1 small
green chillies-2
turmeric- a pinch
salt-to taste
red chilli powder-1 tsp
lemon - 1
water-3 cups

For tempering

Mustard seeds- 1tsp
Urad dal-1 tsp
Chana dal - 1 tsp
curry leaves
garlic-3 pods
oil/ghee-1 tsp

Method of preparation

1)Wash the spinach leaves and chop them.
2)Wash the dal and chop onions,green chillies.
3)Take a pressure cooker and add the dal,spinach,onion,chillies,turmeric,salt,red chilli powder and water.cook for 3 whistles.
4)Take a pan and add ghee to it.When t hot add the chopped garlic,urad dal,chana dal,mustard seeds and curry leaves.Add the tempering to dal.
5)Add lemon juice to it after you turn it off from the heat.
6)serve hot with rice.