Friday, February 17, 2012

Spinach and Lentil

Very simple yet healthy and delicious way to eat your greens.


1/2 lb of spinach, washed and cut roughly
1/2 cup cooked lentils
1 green chili, slit into half
1/4 cup sliced onions
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp cumin seeds
a pinch of asafoetida powder
a little turmeric
2 dried red chilies


Heat oil in a pan. Add the mustard, cumin and red chilies and fry for a minute or two until the mustard crackles. Add the onions and a little salt, and cook until slightly brown. Then add the turmeric and asafoetida powder. Now add the spinach and stir them well to combine. Add the cooked lentils and cook for  3 or 4 minutes. Remove and serve warm with rice or roti.