Clean, wash and chop the spinach and keep aside.
Cook toor dal with required amount of water.
Make sure that the dal is not cooked too soft or mushy.
Now heat a pan with oil and add white dal and crushed garlic flakes.
Saute till they turn into light golden yellow colour.
Add broken red chillies and turmeric powder and saute for a min.
Add chopped spinach and required quantity of salt.
Mix well and close with a lid.
Cook on low flame for 5-8 mins or till the spinach become tender.
Then add cooked toor dal and cook for another 2 mins.
Finally adjust salt and remove from flame.
Serve hot with sambar, Rasam, curd, etc...