Monday, June 11, 2012

Lasoon wali Palak Moog Dal Bhaji (Spinach with split yellow lentils and garlic)


This bhaji/curry is really quick and simple to make and very healthy too. Luckily my kids love spinach, so it is my go to curry whenever I need to put dinner on the table really fast.

Ingredients: Palak/Spinach - 1 bundle, Moong dal - 1/2 cup soaked, garlic pods - about 5-6 chopped, Tempering: 3-4 tsp oil, 1 tsp mustard seeds, 1/2 tsp asofoetida, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder (optional) and salt to taste.

Method: Soak 1/2 cup moong dal in water for 15 mins. Cut and chop spinach and chop garlic too. Heat 3-4 tsp oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add asofoetida, cumin seeds, garlic and turmeric. You may add red chilli powder if you want. Saute for 1 min and add moong dal. Cover and cook for 2-3 mins. Then add the chopped spinach. Cover and cook for 4-5 mins. Then add salt to taste. Saute for 3-4 mins till spinach and the dal are well cooked but not mushy.

Serve with hot poli/roti.

26 comments:

Shobha said...

I like this sabzi.. looks very healthy.

Sangeetha said...

love this hearty n yummy sabzi...even love it with rice n curd!!

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Healthy delicious sabzi...

Spice up the Curry said...

this is so healthy preparation, I never made dry. I always make moong dal spinach gravy. I am your new follower now

Akila said...

This is very new dish to me... Just love it

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Ms.Chitchat said...

Healthy and colorful dish,love it.

Achu's Amma's Kitchen said...

healthy delicious combo subzi

PT said...

very healthy and delicious..

Priya said...

Wat a healthy and flavourful stir fry.

Kaveri Venkatesh said...

A quick and healthy sabji...looks good

radha said...

Bookmarking this. Different from the mushy dal palak that I make

Indu said...

Quite a healthy and delicious sabzi....

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R said...

Thanks for appreciating everyone!!

Delicious Adventures said...

looks so delish and healthy.

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Anu said...

very easy and healthy recipe..my fav one..

Jagruti said...

so healthy and yummy..can have anytime..:-)
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Shabbu said...

Healthy and yummy recipe..

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Gayathri NG said...

healthy n delicious curry...

simran said...

delicious!!!!!!!!i love this.

Mina Joshi said...

What a healthy combination of vegetables.

Cathleen said...

I LOVE lentils, but I can't believe I haven't made anything with them in so long!

Kusum said...

Very healthy!

R said...

thanks for appreciating!!

PrathibhaSreejith said...

Spinach moong dal sabzi looks superb tempting and yum. Awesome prep :)

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R said...

thanks!!

Hema said...

Very healthy dish and looks awesome..