Serves 4

Spinach 1 bunch washed and finely chopped Toor dal 1/2 cup
Red chillies 4 Green chillies 4
Tamarind paste 1/2 t.spoon Sambhar powder 1/2 t.spoon
Mustard 1/4 t.spoon Hing a small pinch
Salt 1 t.spoon (or to taste) Cooking Oil 2 t.spoon
Curry leaves a few


  1. Cook toor dal and keep it aside. Boil spinach with little water, and some salt.
  2. Heat some oil in a pan, splutter mustard, then add hing, red chillies, green chillies, curry leaves and sambhar powder and fry for a few minutes.
  3. Now add this to the boiling spinach, and add tamarind paste and let it cook for a few minutes.
  4. Now add the cooked toor dal. Let it cook until the flavour comes out.
Nutrient Composition Per Serving
Energy (Kcal) 88 Carotene ( μg ) 3517
Protein (g) 4.51 Vitamin C (mg) 17.5
Carbohydrate (g) 9.88 Mg (mg) 58.05
Fat (g) 3.32 Na (mg) 40.48
Fibre (g) 1.49 K (mg) 280
Minerals (g) 1.68 Mn (mg) 0.47
Calcium (mg) 59.5 Zn (mg) 0.35
Phosphorus (mg) 62.38 Cr (mg) 0.004
Iron (mg) 1.22