1 cup dal
1 bunch spinach - remove roots and cut into pieces
1 cup coconut milk
5 garlic - remove the skin
5 shallots - remove the skin
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp fennel powder
Salt for taste
1 tsp mustard seeds
3-4 sprigs curry leaves
2-3 dried red chillies - cut into pieces
2 tbsp ghee
Simmer dhal with turmeric and 2 cups of water till soft.
Add shallots, garlic, spinach, spices and salt.
Gently stir to combine the ingredients together.
When spinach becomes soft, pour coconut milk and stir again.
In another pan, heat ghee and quickly fry the tempering ingredients.
Tip into the curry and give a good stir.