Thursday, May 1, 2014

PALAK DAL



INGREDIENTS::
Toor dal                      1 cup 
Palak                           2 bunches
Onion                           1 medium
Tomato                        1 medium
Garlic cloves                 2
Salt                              as required

FOR TEMPERING::
Mustard seeds               1 tsp
Cumin seeds                  1 tsp
Red chilies                     2
Asefotide                       1 pinch
Oil                                 2 tsp

PROCEDURE::
1)Cook the dal and palak together in a pressure cooker for 3 whistles.
2)Now in a tawa add the oil and when hot add the mustard seeds and once they splutter add the cumin seeds, garlic and onion.
3)Once the onion turns transparent then add the red chilies, asefotide,tomato, salt  and curry leaves.
4)Now once the tomato gets cooked i.e when the oil separates from the mixture then add
 add the dal- palak mixture to it.Now let it cook for 5-10 minutes.

               SERVE WITH RICE AND DOLLOP OF GHEE