Tuesday, September 17, 2019



  • Tur dal..1 cup..250 ml
  • Spinach..Washed n chopped..3 to 4 cups..More is better.
  • Tomatoes..4 no.s..Chopped
  •  Onion..1 medium ..Chopped finely
  •  Green chillies.. 2 no.s
  • Turmeric..1/2 tsp 
  • Tamarind paste...3 to 4 tbsp 
  • Salt..To taste
Here you go..For video..


For Seasoning..
  •  Ghee/Oil..2 tbsp
  • Red chillies..3 to 4 no.s.. Make slits 
  •  Mustard..1 tsp
  • Fenugreek/methi seeds..1/4 tdp
  • Garlic flakes..Finely chopped..2 tbsp

  • Place washed tur dal,chopped spinach,tomato chop and onion chop and green chilli slits,in the insertor of IP and add 2 and  1/2 cups of water...Mix well.

  •  Place the lid of IP and set Manual mode for 11 minutes, close the pressure release Vent..

  •  After it  beeps,and cooking done,leave as it is for 10 minutes..

  • Then pressure release vent,and open it.

  • Meanwhile,prepare seasoning in a pan on stove top..Add ghee/oil(ghee gives a rich taste and flavour)

  •  After the ghee is heated add mustard,methi seeds,red chilli slits,and after they crackle,add garlic flakes chop and fry until the garlic is fried,and the raw smell is completely gone.

  •  Add the prepared seasoning to the spinach dal in Instapot,and also add tamarind paste and salt..Adjust snd add,salt and chilli powder,if needs.

  •  Again set IP in manual mode for 2 minutes and cook the dal with seasoning..As usual closing vent ..

  • After beeping and the cooking is done,leave it as it is for 5 minutes,and then pressure release it and open.

  • Transfer in to another bowl after warm..and serve ..

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