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