Urad Dal with Spinach, Healthy Urad Dal with Spinach


Urad Dal with Spinach, Healthy Urad Dal with Spinach

This recipe has been viewed 47601 times
5/5 stars  100% LIKED IT   
2 REVIEWS ALL GOOD



Urad Dal with Spinach is a sumptuous accompaniment to Indian breads with the distinct flavour of caraway seeds. Teamed up with onions, tomatoes and green chillies for volume and flavour, this unusual mix of urad dal and spinach carries a healthy dose of B-complex vitamins.


For a truly fulfilling experience, relish this dal with hot Parathas .

Urad Dal with Spinach, Healthy Urad Dal with Spinach recipe - How to make Urad Dal with Spinach, Healthy Urad Dal with Spinach

Soaking time:  1 hour   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
Show me for servings

Ingredients

1/2 cup urad dal (split black lentils) , soaked for 1 hour and drained
1 cup finely chopped spinach (palak)
salt to taste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp caraway seeds (shahjeera)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp lemon juice

Method
    Method
  1. Combine the urad dal with approx. 1 cup of water, salt and turmeric powder in a deep non-stick kadhai, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes, till the dal is cooked and soft. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the caraway seeds and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the tomatoes, green chillies, chilli powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the spinach, 1 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute , while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the cooked urad dal and lemon juice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Serve hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy289 cal
Protein14.1 g
Carbohydrates38.5 g
Fiber8 g
Fat8.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium47.5 mg
Urad Dal With Spinach/ Healthy Urad Dal with Spinach Video by Tarla Dalal

Reviews

Urad Dal With Spinach ( Nutritious Recipe For Pregnancy)
 on 18 Oct 15 05:26 PM
5

Great recipe! Tasty dal though it needs about 30 minutes to cook through.
Tarla Dalal
19 Oct 15 10:33 AM
   Thanks Aussie Girl. Please keep posting comments and providing feedback. Good to hear from you again.
Urad Dal with Spinach
 on 26 Jul 12 02:46 PM
5

Urad dal has a nice mouth feel and goes well with spinach. Healthy and easy to make.