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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Aloo Palak Masoor dal curry or Potato Spinach Masoor lentils curry

Aloo palak masoor dal
A simple masoor dal is always a routine dish at my home. Just to give a new twist to this boring dish, I added some mashed potatoes and palak (spinach) to it. Wow! The taste was awesome and it's not boring anymore.


Cooking Essentials

  • Masoor dal                          1cup
  • Spinach                                1cup
  • Potato                                  1
  • Tomato                                 1
  • Ginger                                   1tbsp
  • Garam masala                        1tsp
  • Green chillies                          2
  • Cilantro                                  few
  • Olive oil                                  1tsp
  • Mustards                                1tsp
  • Cumin seeds                           1tsp


How to cook?
  •   Heat oil in a pan. Add mustards and cumin seeds to it and allow it to crackle. Saute Ginger, Green chilli and chopped tomato. 
  • Add Garam masala powder to it. Add spinach and Potato to it and fry well for about 5minutes until the leaves shrink in size and reduced to quarter of its quantity. You can also add boiled and mashed potatoes to it now.
  • Add the cooked mashed dal to it along with required salt to taste and let it cook for 5 minutes. add half cup water if the gravy is too thick.
  • Garnish it with cilantros and enjoy it with hot rotis or rice.

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