Friday, April 6, 2012

Spinach Dal Curry( Cheera Curry)


Ingredients
Spinach - 2 medium bunches (chopped)
Moong dal - 1 cup
Shallots - 10nos
Eastern Sambhar Masala - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Jeera powder - 1 tsp
Dessicated Coconut - 2 tbsp
Salt

For Seasoning
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tbsp
Dry Red Chillies - 3nos
Chopped Onion - 2 tbsp
Garlic - 2 cloves (finely chopped)
Ghee/Oil - 1 tbsp

Method
Boil 4 to 5 cups of water in a Pressure cooker. Once it starts boiling, add moong dal , shallots, sambhar masala, turmeric powder, jeera powder and salt. Mix well and allow it to boil. While it starts boiling add chopped spinach and dessicated coconut. Give it a mix and pressure cook it until a whistle on a high flame and on a low flame for about 5 minutes.

Heat  a tbsp of oil/ghee, temper with mustard seeds, urad dal and dry red chillies. Now add chopped onion and chopped garlic, fry it until they turn brown and done. Pour this seasoning on to the curry and mix well.

Tasty Healthy Spinach Dal Curry is ready to with served with Plain Rice.







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