Friday, May 3, 2013

Palak Chana Dal/ Split Bengal Gram with Spinach

Hey people!!!!!
All right so its been ages since i started this blog but then i got busy with a lot of stuff. But here i am, to include you in my journey of food. So today lets start with a simple Indian recipe that includes spinach and split Bengal gram. Its simple yet tasty and is a beautiful addition to our daily diet.You can have this with a nice flat bread or even plain rice .

onions(sliced)-2 medium
spinach (roughly chopped)-1 bunch
split Bengal gram (soaked in water for 20 minutes)-1/2 cup
garlic(chopped)-6-8 cloves
ginger chopped- 2 inch piece
dried red chilies-3-4turmeric - 1/4 teaspoon.salt to tasteoil- 2-3 tablespoons

1)Boil the lentils with 2 cups of water and turmeric until just tender.
2)Drain the lentils and keep aside.
3) Heat oil in a wok.Add the red chilies and saute till they change color. Add ginger, garlic and onions and saute till light golden.
4) Add the Bengal gram and saute for a minute or two. Add the spinach and cook until nicely wilted and cooked

5) Add the salt and serve hot.

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