Todays receipe is Palakura Pappu or Spinach dal.
Spinach - 1 cup(Nicely cleaned and chopped)
Toor dal -2 cups (washed)
Ginger-garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
Salt as per taste
Red chilli powder as required
Tamarind paste - 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2tsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Water - 2 cups
Green chillies - 2 to 3
For Tempering or Seasoning
1. Take a Pressure cooker, add dal, spinach, green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder and cumin seeds. To this add water and pressure cook until 3 whistles.
2. Heat some oil in a pan. When it is hot add all the ingredients mentioned under tempering.
3.Add this to the cooked dal. Now add salt and check the spices if required add red chilli powder. Add tamarind paste and cook on medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes. Cook until it gets desired consistency of your choice.
4. Serve hot with rice or chapati of your choice.