A bunch of spinach
1 – tomato
1 – green chilli
Tamarind, lime size
1 to 1&1/2 tbsp – sambar powder
Asafoetida, a pinch
1/2 cup – tur dal
Turmeric, a pinch
To temper: Mustard seeds and jeera
Cook dal with turmeric in pressure cooker.
Soak tamarind in warm water for 10 minutes and extract the water.
Boil tamarind water with chopped tomato, green chilli, asafoetida, salt and sambar powder for 15 minutes on medium heat.
Chop spinach and add it to the boiling tamarind water mixture.
Let it boil for another 10 minutes.
Add cooked dal and simmer for 5 minutes.
Temper with mustard seeds and jeera.