Saturday, April 3, 2010
Spinach Daal/ Palakura Pappu
Tamarind paste-2 to 3 spoons
Tomatoes chopped 2 nos
Salt as per taste
Red mirchi-2 nos
Green mirchi-2 nos
Mustard seeds -1/2 spoon
Jeera -1/2 spoon
Hing- 2 pinches
Turmeric powder-1/4 tspn
First wash the Tur dal 2 to 3 times,then add the dal in to pressure cooker,chopped Palak,Green chillies,
and 3 cups of Water,also add the Tamarind paste(or Tomato pieces) to it.Stir well.
Pressure cook for (until)3 whistles of time.Switch off.After its cool open the cooker and add Salt to it.
Take a kadai add oil and seasoning materials,on low heat.After it splutters switch off the stove.
Now add the fried seasoning to the pressure cooker.
If there is more water left, place it on the stove and cook in low flame for 5 more minutes.
Instead of adding tamarind paste directly, you can also add tamarind juice of lemon sized tamarind.