Moong Dal along with Palak Recipe

September 14, 2011

Ingredients:

Green gram (Moong Dal)  :-   1 cup

Spinach (Palak)  :-    3 cup chopped

Turmeric powder (Haldi) :- a pinch

Asafetida (hing)   :- 1 tsp

Butter  :-   1 tbsp

Garlic (Lasun) chopped :-    1 tsp

Sodium bi carbonate   :-   a pinch

Red chili powder   :-     1 tsp

Ginger(Adrak)  :-  1 tsp, chopped

Fresh cream   :-   1 tbsp

Method Of Preparation

1)   Clean and soak the Daal for 30 mns in water.

2)   Take some water in the pan and boil it.

3)   Take Sodium bi carbonate, spinach leaves and cook it for a full minute on high flame. The leaves should be cooked

4)   Drain the water from the leaves. When it is cool, make a paste of it using a blender. Keep it aside

5)   Take the Dal and boil it in the pressure cooker along with chili powder, turmeric powder and salt.

6)   Once cooked, take the Dal of the flame and set it aside.

7)   Take the Dal and put it in another pan and to this add spinach paste too.

8)   Cook this on slow flame for couple of mns. Once done, keep it aside

9)   Take the butter in the pan and heat it. Once heated add the garlic to it, till the color becomes brown.

10) Now to this add asafetida and ginger. Fry this on slow flame for a couple of mns

11) Now add the Dal. Mix it thoroughly, remove the Dal from the gas and garnish it with cream.

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