Sunday, June 12, 2011

Palak Kura pappu - Spinach Dal

Toor dal - 1 cup
Spinach - 1 cup (chopped)
Green chillies - 3-4
Onion - 2 (chopped)
Tomatoes - 2 (chopped)
Ginger - a small piece (minced)
Garlic - 3-4 pods (chopped)
Curry leaves - a few
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Channa dal - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

Pressure cook the dal and keep aside. Wash and boil the chopped spinach and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal, curry leaves, green chillies, ginger and garlic. Fry well. Add chopped onions, tomatoes and turmeric powder. Mix well. Add required salt and fry for few minutes. Add the boiled palak. Mix well. Lastly add the dal and allow to boil once. Thats it. Palak Kura Pappu is ready.  This is an Andhra special. It goes well with chappathis. Mix with rice and have it along with any spicy side dish or mix rice and Avakkai pickle and make this pappu as side dish. Slurp!!! Yummy....

This dish goes to an ongoing event “ Dish it out - Spinach and Garlic" hosted by Vardhini of

1 lovely comments:

Vardhini said...

Looks so yummy .. could you send this to my "Dish it Out" event?

Event: Dish it Out - Spinach and Garlic
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