Dal Palak with Coconut

Coconut masala makes this palak and dal combination more tasty. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Dal Palak with Coconut

Main Ingredients Split Pigeon Pea, Spinach Leaves
Cuisine Indian
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Dal Palak with Coconut

  • 1 cup Split Pigeon Pea soaked
  • 1 cup Spinach Leaves shredded
  • 2 tablespoons Scraped fresh coconut
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Tamarind paste
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 Green chilli finely chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Crushed garlic


  1. Heat a pressure cooker. Add pigeon pea, spinach, onion and two cups of water. Mix, cover and cook under pressure till one whistle is given out. Reduce heat and cook for five minutes.
  2. Put coconut, tamarind paste, coriander leaves and green chilli in a grinder jar. Add a little water and grind into a fine paste.
  3. When pressure reduces completely, remove the cover and mix well. Place the cooker back on heat, add salt, turmeric powder and mix well and let the mixture come to a boil.
  4. Add ground paste and mix well and simmer for two minutes.
  5. Heat oil in a small non-stick tempering pan. Add garlic and sauté till it turns brown.
  6. Pour the tempering over the cooked dal mixture and let the mixture come to a boil again.
  7. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1011
Carbohydrates 143.3
Protein 48.1
Fat 27.3