Spinach Dhal


  • ½ cup masoor dhal
  • 1 ¾ cups water
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup chopped fresh spinach
  • ¼ cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 dried red chilies broken into pieces
  • Couple of curry leaves


  • Wash masoor dhal and add to a saucepan with water
  • Add salt and cook for about 5 – 6 minutes or three-quarter done
  • Add spinach and cook for another 4 – 5 minutes
  • Add milk and heat for about 2 minutes
  • In a skillet add oil and add garlic and fry until lightly browned
  • Add dried red chilies, curry leaves and fry for another minute or two
  • Transfer the fried ingredients to the dhal and mix well

Yields: 3 servings as a side dish

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