Dal Palak Recipe - A moong dal and spinach preparation.

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Main Ingredients : Spinach, Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Dals and Kadhis

Dal Palak

Dal Palak Recipe - How to make Dal Palak


Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Spinach finely chopped15-20 leaves

  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) 3/4 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic chopped 6-8 cloves

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies seeded and chopped 2

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Cook moong dal with half the turmeric powder and asafoetida till soft. Heat oil (or ghee) in a pan.

Step 2

Add cumin seeds, garlic, ginger, green chillies and sauté for one minute. Add onion and continue to sauté till onion gets lightly browned.

Step 3

Add spinach and sauté for half a minute. Add the remaining turmeric powder and stir. Add dal and mix well.

Step 4

Add one cup water and salt and stir. Add lemon juice just before serving.

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