Spinach –Toor Dal Thoran

Spinach Dal Thoran



  1. Spinach – 1 bowl chopped 
  2. Toor dal – 1/2 cup cooked
  3. Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp
  4. Green Chillies – 4
  5. Garlic – 3
  6. Coconut – 1/4 cup grated
  7. Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp


     8.  Oil – 1 tsp

    9. Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp

    9.   Dry red chillies – 1-2

   10.  Salt – to taste



  1. Heat oil in a pan. Splutter the mustard seeds and add the dry red chillies.
  2. Add the chopped spinach leaves with salt and turmeric in a low flame. Close it with a lid.
  3. Cook it for a few minutes and add the cooked dal (be careful not to overcook the dal).


   4. Close and cook it again for a few minutes. Meanwhile grind the green chillies, cumin seeds, garlic and coconut (just crush it).

   5. Add the crushed coconut mixture and  sauté for a few mts , check for salt.

   6. Serve with rice.


Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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