2010/05/14

PALAK DAL / PARUPPU KEERAI



Palak leaves are rich in Vitamin A and Iron. It acts as a blood purifier . Palak dal is good to remove dryness of body and good for digestion . Moongdal will act as energy booster and will strengthen your bones .


INGREDIENTS :

Palak - 5 bunches
Garlic cloves - 5
Red Chillies - 3
Mustard - - 1 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Pearl Onions - 8 nos
A Cup of Moong dal and Masoor dal
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Pressure cook dal for 3-4 whistles with turmeric powder and a spoon of gingelly oil .
2) Heat oil in a kadai . Add Mustard , Jeera and Red Chillies . When it splutters , add chopped Garlic and Onion , saute till tender.
3) Add chopped palak leaves to it , sprinkle little water and cover with a lid .See to it , the leaves must be green .
4) Once , the leaves are cooked , add dal mixture to it without water and mix it well .
5) Add salt to it , cook till the mixture is thick without any water.
6) Finally , add a spoon of gingelly oil to it and mix it before removing from flame .

Serve hot with Rice or Roti .
Sending this to Radhika Vasanth's and Sudeshna's Food for ailments and Old age
2) Preeti's Green Gourmet Event .


Other recipes for Green Gourmet :

Dal methi rice
Methi leaves Pachadi
Spinach masiyal
Spinach mor curry
Methi leaves curry
Keerai poriyal
Keerai Thandu poriyal
Paruppu keerai

21 comments :

Geetha Achal said...

மிகவும் அருமையான குறிப்பு...இதனை தான் அடிக்கடி வீட்டில் செய்கிறேன்...அக்ஷ்தாவிற்கு பிடித்த ஒன்று...

Asha said...

Great combo of Palak and Pearl Onions, love that dal.

Hari Chandana said...

Simple and healthy dal.. thanks for sharing.. :)

Yasmeen said...

Nutritious dal palak :D

divya said...

simplr and healthy dal...looks yummy...

VineelaSiva said...

Wow yummy curry never try with palak.We do with amaranth.

Kiran said...

Simple and delicious daal.

Jay said...

Hy Shama,
First time here. Amazed by your healthy collection of recipes. Glad to follow u. Do drop in at my blog sometime.

sharada said...

Even i cook palak dal more or less the same way except that i add ginger and ghee for seasoning.Loved your style too...

Yummy Team said...

What a healthy preparation!! Love spinach dal with chapatis..

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Love this simple yet delicious dal :)

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

very healthy dal...
My mom makes it too - I love it...

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Comforting Palak Dal..luv it..

Priya said...

Healthy paruppu keerai, yummy..

Swapna said...

I love this...Hi Shama... long time..

Varunavi said...

My mom does this combination,nice combo

Gita Jaishankar said...

Tasty looking parupu keerai dear...this is my favorite too :)

Viki's Kitchen said...

Paruppu keerai looks awesome dear.

Chitra said...

Will sure try this one..new to me.

தங்கவேல் மாணிக்கம் said...

பாலக்கீரையின் வித்தியாசமான செய்முறை. சாப்பிட்டு விட்டு கமெண்ட் எழுதுகிறேன்

தங்கவேல் மாணிக்கம் said...

நேற்றைய மெனுவில் பாலக்கீரை அசத்தலாக இருந்தது. இதற்கு முன்பு கீரையை வேக வைத்து அரைத்து தாளித்துத் தருவார். நன்றி