Dal Palak Recipe

Dal Palak is often prepared at home during winter season. My husband usually hate moong dal but when I cook moong dal with spinach he loves it. It is rich in protein, iron and its easy to digest.

palak dal

Serving : 4
Cooking Time : 25 minutes
Prep Time : 10-15 minutes

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup dhuli Moong Dal
  • 20-25 Spinach leaves (palak)
  • 1 Onion (Finely chopped)
  • 1 Tomato (Finely chopped)
  • 7-8 Garlic cloves (Finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1 Green Chilli (Finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves for garnishing.

Method :

  • Wash and remove the stem of palak. Finely chop the palak.
  • Wash moong dal. Pressure cook moong dal with palak¬† and salt to taste in 3 cups of water up to 3 whistles.
  • Once the pressure is released mix the dal and palak well with the help of ladle.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add cumin seeds.
  • When cumin seeds starts crackle, add finely chopped garlic and cook till the raw aroma disappears.
  • Add onion and saut√© till the onion is transparent.
  • Add tomato, turmeric powder, green chilli, red chilli powder, coriander powder and cook till the oil separates from masala.
  • Add dal and mix well. Cook on low flame for 2 minutes.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.



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