Palakura Pappu |Tasty Palak Dal |Spinach Dal Recipe

Palakura Pappu |Tasty Palak Dal |Spinach Dal Recipe

How to make palakura pappu andra style

Palakura Pappu recipe / Palak dal recipe / Spinach Dal recipe described in a step by step photo. I have prepared the Palak dal in Andra style with tamarind which is known as Pappu or Palak Pappu. This dal is a combination of proteins in dal and vitamins and minerals in Palak.

Spinach helps to lower blood pressure, improve asthma problems, makes bones stronger. More the greener these Spinach leaves the taste would be amazing. Spinach dal goes very well with hot and steamed rice.

Palak pappu is commonly known as palakura pappu is a nutrition dense and protein rich dal palak is famous in south India. The palak pappu is ultimate comfort and satisfying food when served with steamed hot rice and ghee. Very delicious and tasty and lip smacking good. 

Ingredients:

•Oil – 1tbsp
•Spinach – 1 bunch
•Toor dal – 150gm
•Onion- 1
•Green chilly- 3
•Tamarind – 20gm
•Mustard seeds -1 tsp
•Cumin seeds – 1tsp
•Red dried chilly – 2
•Curry leaves – Few
•Garlic- 4-5
•Salt
•Red chilly powder – 1 tbsp
•Turmeric-1/4 tsp
•Pinch of Heeng/ Asafoetida

Making:

1. Clean wash the spinach or Palak leaves and finely chop them.

2. In a pressure cooker add one cup of toor dal.

Palakura Pappu

3. Now add Palak, onion, green chilly, 200ml water.

Palakura Pappu

Palakura Pappu

Palakura Pappu

4. Close the lid of pressure cooker and cook it for 1 whistle.

Palakura Pappu

5. Once the pressure from cooker releases, add chilly powder, turmeric, salt, tamarind. Mash it little with laddle.

Palakura Pappu

Palakura Pappu

Palakura Pappu

Palakura Pappu

6. Add 100ml of water, mix well and simmer it in low flame for about 5minutes.

Palakura Pappu

Palakura Pappu

7. In frying pan, for tampering add some oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, garlic, red chilly, asafoetida and curry leaves.

Palakura Pappu

Palakura Pappu

Palakura Pappu

Palakura Pappu

Palakura Pappu

Palakura Pappu

Palakura Pappu

8. Add the tampering or seasoning to Spinach/ Palak dal. Give it a good
stir.

Palakura Pappu

9. It’s ready to serve with hot steamed rice or Chapathi.

Palakura Pappu

Hope you like it..
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Note:

If you don’t have tamarind squeeze some lemon drops.

Wash dal properly before using it.



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