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Toor Dal Koftas in Spinach Sauce
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By : Dhivya Karthik
Category : Daals, Curry leaves
Servings : 2
Time Taken : 15-30 mins
Rating :
  1. Drain the toor dal well.
  2. Saute the onions,ginger and chilly in little oil with salt.
  3. Grind corainder leaves, onions,ginger with Toor dal with no water. It should be a coarse paste
  4. Make balls out of them and steam in a cooker. Make sure not to oversteam since it can get v hard. Cool and keep aside.
  5. Wash the spinach and blanch them in water for 2-3 min. Liquidise it in a blender.
  6. Heat some olive oil in a pan and add the grinded paste to it. Cook for a while.
  7. Add the spinach along with curd,salt and sugar. Simmer for 5-8 min.
  8. Place the steamed balls in a plate and pour the gravy on top.
  9. Serve it with rice/chapathi.


For Spinach Sauce:
a bunch - spinach (as per ur req!I used approx amt.)
1 cup - buttermilk
1 tsp - sugar and salt to taste

To be Grinded into a Paste:
2 to 3 cloves - garlic
25 mm - ginger, grated
1 - green chilli or as per ur taste
2 tbsp - grated coconut
1 tbsp - poppy seeds
1 tbsp - cashewnuts
1 tsp - aniseed

For the Koftas:
1 cup - toor dal ( yellow lentil ), soaked in warm water for minimum 30min
1 - medium onion
grated ginger
some corainder leaves

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