*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     DAHL PALAK (SPINACH & SPLIT PEAS)
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Indian                           Vegetarian
                 Main Dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   c            Split peas
    2       c            Water
      1/4   ts           Turmeric
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1       lb           Spinach, chopped
    3       tb           Butter/oleo
    1       tb           Ginger, fresh and chopped
    4                    Garlic cloves, chopped
    1       tb           Garam Masala
    1       tb           Lemon juice
    1       pn           Salt
 
   Soak split peas in 2 cups water 1 hour.
   
   Add turmeric and 1/2 ts salt to split peas.  Boil 10
   mins in same water used to soak peas.
   
   Add spinach and cook until most of the liquid has been
   absorbed and split peas are done.
   
   Meanwhile, heat butter/oleo in a skillet.  Add ginger
   and garlic. Cook until garlic is golden.  Add Garam
   Masala (see recipe called “Garam Masala”).
   
   Immediately add the seasoned ginger and garlic to the
   spinach-split pea mixture.  Add lemon juice and salt
   to taste and serve.
  
 
 
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