Dal Palak 


1 cup toor dal (tuvara parippu)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder  
A tomato (chopped)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds 
A garlic clove ( chopped)

1/2 tsp cumin seeds
3 garlic cloves (chopped & crushed)
A piece of ginger (chopped & crushed)
A big onion (chopped)
2  green chillies (half slit)
1/2 tsp chilli powder 
1/4 tsp tumeric powder
Salt to taste 
Few branches of Spinach (chopped)
A pinch of cumin powder
Oil for frying
Pressure cook lentils with sufficient amount of water & first four ingredients.
Wash & chop spinach leaves.
Heat oil in a pan & splutter cumin seeds seeds.
Then add ginger, garlic & green chilli.
Fry for a while & then chopped onion.
When light golden brown , add chopped spinach leaves.
The add red chilli powder, turmeric powder & salt.
Fry for a while & then add
cooked dal.
Add 1/4 cup of water, mix well & cook for just 2 mn.
Garnish with cumin powder.
Serve with jeera rice / chapathi.