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Dal Special
Spinach and Moong dal combination

Ingredients
1 bunch of fresh spinach, finely chopped
1 cup Moong (yellow dal) dal
1 large tomato
2 pods of garlic (grated or crushed)
1 tsp. ginger (grated or crushed)
2 tsp. red chili powder
1 tsp. turmeric powder
2 tsp. coriander-cumin powder
1 tsp. cumin seeds
1 lemon juice
2 tbsp. oil
2 tsp. sugar
Salt according to taste
3 cups of water

Serve hot with phulkas and rice.

Method
1.Wash Moong Dal thoroughly and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
2.Take a deep pan and add 2 tbsp. of oil in it. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
3.Add garlic and ginger, chopped tomatoes and sauté well.
4.Add this to the pressure cooked moong dal and mix well.
5.Add the red chili powder, cumin-coriander powder, turmeric powder, sugar and salt and let it simmer for less than a minute.
6.Add the chopped spinach. Now add 3 cups of water and mix it well.
7.If it appears to be thick add water to get the required consistency.
8.Let it simmer and cook well till the spinach is tender and soft.
9.Finally add juice of lemon and stir well.