Friday, 7 August 2015

Moong Dal and Palak Shorba

Moong Dal and Palak Shorba
Yellow Dal and Spinach Soup
Ingredients
1/2 cup Moong dal / Yellow dal
1 Onion chopped
1 small cup Spinach chopped
1 tsp Ginger grated
1 tsp Garlic chopped
1 Green chilli chopped
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tbsp Lemon juice
1/2 tsp  Melted Butter
Few Coriander leaves chopped

Reduce Butter if on a Diet

Method
Take a pot. Mix together moong dal, chopped onion, ginger, green chilies, turmeric powder, salt and chopped garlic. Add 3 cups of water and cook till the dal has become pulpy. Take a strainer, strain the dal. Add 2 cups water little at a time while straining. Take a pot. Add the dal water back in the pot. Add the spinach, simmer for 10 minutes. Take a pan. Add butter in a pan. Add cumin seeds. Let it crackle. Add the seasoning to the soup.  Add lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot.