Pappu Palakura/Spinach Dal

Pappu palakura is one of the delicious dal using spinach/palakura in "Andhra pappu recipes".Its highly nutritious.We enjoy making it also because it can be done in few minutes and easy to cook...:) Pressure cooking with toor dal is the most common way that we consume more green leafy vegetable like spinach etc..

Spinach(washed & chopped) - 1bunch
Toor dal -1cup(small) 
Garlic(crushed) - 1big pod
Onion (chopped)- 1
Green chillies(slit) - 4(acc to ur taste)
Turmeric - 1tbsp
Water - 2cup(For 1cup dal 2 cup water)
Tamarind - key lime size
For Tadka/thalimpu
Mustard seeds/avalu - 1/2tsp
Cumin seeds/jeelakarra - 1/2tsp
Urad dal/minapappu - 1/2tsp
Dry red chilli - 2
Garlic sliced or crushed - 1(optional)
bengal gram(optional)
Oil - 2-3 tsp

1. In a Pressure cooker place toor dal,spinach,crushed garlic(crushed),onion(chopped),green chilis(slit),tamarind (key lime size)and turmeric.Add 2 cups of water(the same cup with which you measured toor dal) and pressure cook upto2-3 whistles.

2. Take a small pan for tempering add 2-3 tsp of oil after heating add mustard seed after they crackle add cumin seeds,urad dal,dry red chilis.Fry for a min.

3. Add this to the cooked dal along with the salt and combine.Cook on low flame till you get the required consistency.

Serve with rice and any stir fry.

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