February 27, 2008

Palak huli/ Dal Palak/ Spinach dal

ingredients:
1/2 bunch spinach
2 tbsp tur dal
1 garlic clove
salt
1/4 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala
2 tsp tamarind paste
2 inch jaggery
1 tbsp oil

For tempering:
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 pinch asafetida
1/4 tsp turmeric powder


preparation:

1.1.cook dal in a cooker
2.heat oil in a pan, add all tempering items (mustard seeds, asafetida and turmeric powder) and garlic clove in it.
3.add spinach to it and saute for some time.
4.pour dal after spinach is cooked, add red chilli powder, masala, tamarind,jaggery and salt.let it boil for 2 mins.
serve with rice