Moong Dal Spinach
1 cup yellow moong dal
1 bunch fresh spinach chopped fine
1 tsp. ginger grated
1/2 tsp. garlic grated
4 green chillies
1 tbsp. coriander powder
1/2 tbsp. lemon juice
1/4 tsp. clove-cinnamon powder.
1/2 tsp. each cumin and mustard seeds
salt to taste
1/2 tsp. Brown or whilte sugar
2 tbsp. ghee
Wash dal and pressure till don or cook dal until done. Cool and set aside.
Wash and drain spinach.
Heat 1 1/2 tbsp. ghee. Add seeds and splutter.
Add garlic, chilies, ginger and chopped spinach. Stir. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
Add dal and coriander powder. Bring to a boil. Do not overcook.
Remove from heat.
Heat remaining ghee in a small pan.
Add clove cinnamon powder, remaining 2 chillies and pour over dal.
Add lemon juice and salt. Stir well.
Serve hot with rice or flat bread.
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