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Palakura Pesarapappu/ Moong dal with spinach

Author: Pavani
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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: andhra
Servings: 68 serving


  • 1 cup Moong dal
  • 1 cup Spinach – chopped fine
  • 3 1 chilies Green
  • Onion – small, chopped

For Popu/ tadka:

  • ½ tsp Urad dal
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • 6 Curry leaves
  • 1 clove Garlic – minced


  • Pressure cook dal with spinach, onion and green chili for 3-4 whistles.
  • In a small saucepan, heat 1tsp oil, add the popu ingredients and once the seeds start to splutter, add it to the dal; mix well and enjoy with rice or roti.


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