How to Make Spinach Dhal (Lentil Soup)

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How to Make Spinach Dhal (Lentil Soup) Recipe
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Take about 1 cup of dry toor dal (yellow split peas)

Take about 1 cup of dry toor dal (yellow split peas)

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I use a pressure cooker to cook the dhal.

I use a pressure cooker to cook the dhal.

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Once cooked, this is how it looks.

Once cooked, this is how it looks.

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You can blanch some fresh spinach or use a block of frozen spinach as shown. If using frozen one, thaw and keep aside.

You can blanch some fresh spinach or use a block of frozen spinach as shown. If using frozen one, thaw and keep aside.

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Chop some fresh ginger and green chillies.

Chop some fresh ginger and green chillies.

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Heat some oil and add a tsp of cumin seeds & half tsp of urad dhal.

Heat some oil and add a tsp of cumin seeds & half tsp of urad dhal.

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Fry the fresh ginger and green chillies.

Fry the fresh ginger and green chillies.

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Mix in the cooked toor dhal and the spinach.  Add a tsp of salt, according to taste.

Mix in the cooked toor dhal and the spinach. Add a tsp of salt, according to taste.

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Add a pinch of 'Hing' (asafoetida).  And bring the dhal to boil.

Add a pinch of 'Hing' (asafoetida). And bring the dhal to boil.

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Squeeze in half a lemon juice into the dhal.

Squeeze in half a lemon juice into the dhal.

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Spinach Dhal is ready.  Serve with rice or roti or as soup.

Spinach Dhal is ready. Serve with rice or roti or as soup.

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