Dals / Rasam

Spinach Dal | Palakura Pappu


Tuvar dal – ½ cup
Palakura or Spinach – 2 bunches, chopped, leaves only
Tomato – 1 small chopped
Green chillies – 3 chopped
Salt to taste
Turmeric – ½ tsp.

To temper

Mustard seeds – 1 tsp.
Garlic – 4 pods
Cumin – 1 tsp.
Urad dal – ½ tsp.
Curry leaves – few
Oil – 1 tbsp.


1. In a pressure cooker add all the above ingredients of dal, greens, tomato and green chillies.
2. Add a glass or 1 ¼ cup of water and pressure cook till done.
3. Add salt and turmeric and mix well.
4. Do the tempering and serve hot.

For more dal varieties, you can try out….

a. Moringa Dal
b. Thotakura Pappu
c. Pappu Charu
d. Beerakaya Pappu
e. Pesarakattu
f. Tomato Dal
g. Anapakaya Pappu
h. Amaranth Dal
i. Bachali Kura Pappu

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