Spinach and Moongdal

Simple and Quick to make lunch and dinner are always on look for working women. This simple dal with rice and chapathi makes a very satisfying meal. Here you go with the recipe:

Spinach(washed, chopped and tightly packed)-2cups
Moongdal/dried skinless yellow mung beans-1cup
Green Chillies-4
Turemeric - 1 big pinch
Lemon Juice from 1 small lemon

Oil, mustard, curry leaves and asafoetida/hing

How to make:
1. Pressure cook spinach and mung beans with a pinch of turmeric and green chillies
2. With a hand blender or using back of laddle blend cooked dal&spinach. The resulting mix is a bit mushy. Do not make a paste.
3. Heat oil, and do tampering by adding the ingrediants mentioned in the order above
4. Now pour spinach dal mix over the tadka and add required quantity of salt and bring it to boil
5. Simmer it for another 2-3mins and remove from stove. Add lemon juice when dal is warm so as to keep the sour taste. Add only required amount of juice, mix taste and then add again.
6. Serve with chapathi and rice.



Uma said...

looks delicious, LG! my most fav. dal item. looks like you changed the template. am I correct? looks great.

notyet100 said...

looks good,///as always will taste good too///

Divya Vikram said...

This is a comfort food indeed..

Vanamala Hebbar said...

Looks gr8t

Vaishali said...

What a nutritious recipe, LG, and the green color looks lovely. I make something very similar myself. And you're right--simple and nutritious meals are life-savers for the working woman!

Sagari said...

yummy dal LG

Dhivya said...

simple and delicious dish LG!so yummmmm

LG said...

:D glad you liked it. Cooking Station is my another blog mainly for non-kannada cooking. TOM still remains and it features Kannada style cooking.

Thanks dear.

@Divya Vikram,
oh yes! it is indeed a great comforter when we are tired n no energy to cook.

Thanks Mala

Ya esp for working women. They are better than eating outside food.

@ Sagari and Divya,
Thanks girls for those lovely words.

Arundathi said...

I have this atleast once a week for dinner...its a great comfort food!

zlamushka said...

what a nice dish, i love the green. spinach and dal, the best combo.