SPINACH DHAL WITH INDIAN SALAD
This Spinach Dhal with Indian Salad is super easy & full of flavour! Give it a go. These simmered lentils and aromatic spices are an oh so tasty delight.
for 2-3 servings
1 tsp oil
1/2 finely chopped onion
1/2 tsp turmeric
3/4 tsp cumin powder
3/4 tsp curry powder
1 garlic clove, crushed
Water as needed
1 cup of cooked/canned brown lentils
1 bay leaves
1 cup of roughly chopped spinach
4 Flat breads or Naan
1/2 a cucumber
Squeeze of lime juice to taste
Few chopped basil/mint/coriander leaves
Heat the oil in a saucepan then add the onion. Fry on a medium until the onion turned into brown. Add garlic and fry for a minute, then add the water, lentils and bay leaves. Add turmeric, cumin powder, curry powder, salt..
Bring to the boil then drop down to simmer, stirring occasionally and adding more water if it becomes too dry. Add spinach just before its cooked and stir through until wilted.
Flatbread- Lay one bread into the pan and cook for about 30 seconds or until the underside is starting to turn brown in areas then flip and cook on the other side. . Take the bread out and brush with butter. Keep warm.
Salad- Chop all the ingredients- cucumber, Tomato, chopped basil/mint/coriander leaves. Add some lime juice and salt to taste. Toss together in a bowl. and serve with the dhal and bread.