Thursday, November 6, 2008


This chana dal palak is easy to make and nutritious too.
for 4 persons


1/2 kg chopped palak
1/2 cup chana dal
1/2 tsp haldi
1 big onion chopped
3 tomatoes chopped
1" ginger chopped
2 green chillies chopped
1 tsp ghee
1tsp jeera
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp dhania powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
11/2 tsp salt

put chana dal in the bottom of the cooker and add chopped palak over it and add 1/2 cup water.Cook in cooker for 15 mins. in a micro waveable bowl put ghee and jeera and after it splutters put the chopped onions.keep in microwave for 5 mins high.then add tomatoes ginger red chillies and mix and keep on high for 5 mins in microwave and mix again keep 5 mins on high in micro wave.add all the masalas and microwave on high for 1 min. Now mash the cooked chana dal and palak and add the masala and salt.Bring this to a boil and boil for 2 mins and its done.

1 comment:

A loving mom and a passionate cook said...

Vasanthi, you gave me a recipe for chilke wala urad with paalak. You said I could use the same recipe for chilkewala moong with palak. Is my memory correct? Do you make chilke wala urad and chilkewala moong with paalak too? Love, Malathi