Hulipalya ( Red Gram with Spinach )
Hulipalya is a flavourful Protein Rich green from Udupi Cuisine . Lentils and spinach are seasoned with sambar powder , the curry is a perfect balance of flavors with tamarind and jaggery.
gms spinach chopped
pigeon pea daal
Few curry leaves
Soak tamarind in warm water for 5-10 minutes, squeeze out the juice and keep aside .
Heat ghee in a pressure cooker .
Add mustard seeds , let splutter .
Add fenugreek seeds , asafoetida and green chillies .
Add spinach , washed daal and turmeric powder . Sauté till the spinach wilts .
Add 3 cups water and cook for 10 minutes on slow flame after the cooker reaches full pressure .
Open the cooker after the pressure is released , churn the spinach with a blender .
Add tamarind juice and salt .
Boil for 5 minutes and then add sambar powder , jaggery and curry leaves.
Add coconut and stir .
Remove from heat and serve .
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