Kaddu Ka Saag – Creamy Lentil Spinach

Kaddu Ka Saag - Creamy Lentil with Pumpkin leaves

Boil – 1/2 Cup Yellow Lentils (toor Dal) – 1 tsp.  Turmeric Powder –  Until – cooked

Saute – 1 tsp. Oil – 1 knob butter –  1 tsp. each Mustard seeds – cumin – 1 chopped Onion -2 cloves Garlic –  2 green chillies  till translucent.  Add 1 tomato  and cook 3- 4 minutes.

Add – to above – Chopped Young Pumpkin leaves and flowers (4 -5 cups) – salt to taste –  bring to boil – Add Cooked lentils –  boil for 2 mins – Done.

Enjoy with Rice or Naan

Note :  Adjust Salt and Spice to taste. Use Spinach instead of  Pumpkin / Squash  Leaves.

Easy Vegetarian recipe with Indian Spices combined with  Creamy Lentils and Spinach of Choice.

 

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Mattanga Parippu – Pumkin Dal Curry

Recipe for Easy Simple Delicious Indian Vegetarian Lentils.  Savory Indian-spiced red lentils simmered with chunks of pumpkin .

Chop – Wash – Peel  – Cut in Chunks – 3 cups Pumkin  –  Slice – 3 fresh Red Chilli (mild long)

Spices – 1 tsp. Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder – 1 tsp. Salt

Cook– 1 cup Red Lentils – 4 cups water – Boil – Skim off and discard  foam –  low flame – 12- 15  mnts – Add Spices  – Pumpkin – cook 6-8 mnts – till Pumpkin is Soft.

Garnish – Heat Pan –  1tbsp. Coconut Oil –  1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp.Cumin Seeds -1 tsp.  Crushed Garlic – Handful Curry  Leaves – 1 mnt –  Add to cooked Above. – Done

Enjoy Delicious Mattanga Parippu Curry with Rice or Chapati

Notes : Adjust salt and Spices to taste.  Add more water if required for cooking lentils. Add tsp. of white lentil to Garnish for thicker consistance. 

Recipe for Easy Simple Delicious Indian Vegetarian Lentils.  Savory Indian Mildly Spiced Red Lentils Simmered with Chunks of Pumpkin.