February 6, 2012

Palak-Dal/Spinach-Lentil stir fry/Thoran

Spinach/Palak - 1lb - 500 gm, cleaned and chopped 
Toor dal - 1/2 cup,cooked
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Cooked rice- 1 tbsp
Red chillies- 2-3
Curry leaves 
1. Clean an chop spinach. Try to avoid stem.
2. Heat oil in a pan/cheena chatty ,Splutter mustard seeds, then add  cooked rice, red chillies and curry leaves.Saute for a minute
3. Stir in chopped leaves.Volume will get reduced to 1/4th. Stir well.
4. Add cooked toor dal and mix well.
5. Add salt - Keep in mind to add less salt than what you usually add to other curries.
6. Mix coconut and turmeric powder together and add to the spinach-dal and mix well.
7. Cook for 2-3  minutes and remove from heat 
Serve hot !!!

1 comment:

  1. Wow! This is awesome! My favorite spinach is combined on lots of awesome ingredients! I will definitely create this later for my lunch and I will also show this to my friends because they also love eating tofu. Thanks for sharing your great idea to all of us!

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