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Indian Style Moong Dal With Spinach

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Moong dal with spinach is very flavorful tasty and healthy dal. Traditionally served with plain rice and roti.
  Moong dal 1 Cup (16 tbs) (With Skin)
  Chopped spinach 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Shredded ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Garam masala 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ghee/Clarified butter 2 Tablespoon
  Cumin seed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch (Hing)
  Red chilies 4
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Wash dal changing water several times till water becomes clear.
In pressure cooker put dal, spinach, ginger, turmeric, salt and water and close the cooker.
Cook over medium high till dal comes to boil.
Now reduce the heat to medium and let it boil for about seven minutes.
Close the heat and let the steam escape before you open the pressure cooker.
Adjust the consistency of dal to your desire taste, adding boiled water as needed and mix it.
Add lemon juice, and garam masala.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish
Anything that has to do with Moong Dal always reminds me of home. I love Indian food and this is easily one of my favorite dishes. Moong dal with spinach is very flavorsome, tasty and healthy dal dish, and Manjula shows us how to make it. Serve with plain rice and roti and enjoy!

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