Tuesday, 30 October 2012

One Meal Soup(Spinach Dal Soup )


1/2 cup cook split Moong Dal(without skins)
1 bunch of spinach (about 3-4 cups when chopped)
2 finely chopped Green chilies
1 finely chopped Tomato 
1 tea spoon Garlic paste 
1/2 tea spoon Mustard seeds 
1 tsp cumin seeds
a pinch of Asafoetida(Hing)
1/2 tea spoon Turmeric powder
3/4-1 teaspoon Red chili powder
2 tablespoons Oil
Salt to taste 


In a wide pan heat the oil, and add the mustard seeds. As they start to pop, add the cumin seeds, asafoetida and turmeric powder, garlic paste, finely chopped green chilies, finely chopped tomato sauté it for 2 to 3 minutes then add finely chopped spinach, red chili powder and salt to taste and cook it well. Then add cooked moong dal. If needed, adjust the dal to your (thick consistency) desired consistency by adding more water and bring it to a boil. Serve it hot.