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Monday, August 13, 2012

Benefits of Spianch and Spinach with Urad dal Curry

Spinach is nutritional powerhouse.Spinach has high nutritional value and extremely rich in antioxidants.It is very useful for children.It has impressive range of active substances .

Spinach is highly recommended food for everyone at least once in week

Invaluable sources of Spinach :

Spinach is a rich source of lot of vitamins like vitamin A,C,E,K,B2,B6 and magnesium , folate, manganese, betaine , iron, calcium, folic acid , copper, protein , phosphorus ,iodine,  zinc, niacin , selenium and omega 3 fatty acids , opiod peptides .


1) low in calories and fat
2) good amount of soluble dietary fibers
3) greeny spinach is recommended for cholesterol and weight reduction
4) spinach contains 25% of daily intake of iron
5) Eyes: spinach protects against eye diseases such as cataracts and macular degeneration
6) Bones : one cup of spinach gives twice our daily vitamin K requires
7) Iodine: it helps in skin problems and strenghen the immune system
8) it gives 600% of daily required vitamin A
9) it is highly recommended for pregnent women as they require lot of vitamins especially vitamin A and K
10) Cancer: it contains more than 10 types of individual flavonoid compounds , which work against cancer
11) Brain : the dark green leaves protect brain functions .
12) It is highly useful for menstruating women ,growing children and adolescents


Spinach is not recommened for people who suffer from hepatitis,rhematism, gastric and intential inflamations
also not adivsed the people who are on diet withot salt.

So it is used in regular food in all over the world



spinach - 500gm
urad dal- 200gm
salt - as per taste
red chili powder - 1 tb spoon (as per taste)
turmeric - a pinch
coriander powder- 1 tb spoon
cumin seed - 1/2 tea spoon
oil - 1 tb spoon
chopped onion - 1 big one
ginger garlic - 1 tea spoon
masala - 1 tea spoon
coriander leaves - 1/2 a cup


1) Wash and soak dal for 10 min
2) Wash spinach with fresh water and cut into small pieces , make sure that there is no insect
3) Heat oil in a dish add cumin seed , onion , ginger garlic and fry them until raw flavour goes away
4) Now add spinach , turmeric , chili powder , salt cook it for 5 mins
5) Add dal and coriander powder cook it finely
6) Add masala and coriander leaves , mix it real good

Serve it hot with rice, roti , chapathi , naans


  1. Replies
    1. which masala should i put.

  2. please go through my masala recipe ...:)
    and thank you very much for asking masala ...)