Urad Dal Spinach
Lightly spiced with Green Chillies and Coriander, this unusual mix of Urad Dal and Spinach Carries a healthy dose of B-Complex Vitamins. For a truly fulfilling experience, eat with Hot Parathas. Urad Dal Palak, a delicious combination of protein rich assorted lentils (Dals), fiber rich spinach (Palak) and magical ghee tempered spices, is a healthy Indian curry come Dal that can turn any meal into healthy meal. Its nice green color is as tempting as it can get and the combination of chopped and crushed spinach gives it a taste and texture like no other.
1.1/2 Cup Urad Dal (Split Black Lentils), soaked for 1 hour and drained.
2.1 Cup Finely Chopped Spinach (Palak)
3.Salt to taste
4.1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
5.1 Tbsp oil
6.1/2 Tsp Caraway Seeds (Shahjeera)
7.1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Onions
8.1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Tomatoes
9.tsp finely chopped Green Chillies
10.1/2 Tsp chilli powder
11.2 Tsp Lemon Juice
1.Combine the Urad Dal with approx. 1 cup of water, salt and turmeric powder in a deep non-stick Kadhai, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes, till the dal is cooked and soft. Keep aside.
2.Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the caraway seeds and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
3.Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
4.Add the tomatoes, Green Chillies, Chilli Powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
5.Add the spinach, 1 Tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute , while stirring occasionally.
6.Add the salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
7.Add the cooked Urad Dal and Lemon Juice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.