Spinach Dumplings in Green Dal

Deep fried spinach and gram flour dumplings cooking with whole moong and masalas

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Main Ingredients Spinach , Green Gram
Cuisine Fusion
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Spinach Dumplings in Green Dal

  • 1 bunch Spinach chopped
  • 2 cups Green Gram soaked
  • 2 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to taste Salt
  • to deep fry Oil


  1. To make the spinach dumplings take spinach leaves, onions, gram flour, carom seeds, turmeric powder and salt and mix well.
  2. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Make small balls of the spinach mixture and deep fry till crisp.
  3. Drain on absorbent paper. And set aside.
  4. Pressure cook the dal with three cups of water and salt for three whistles. Remove and set aside.
  5. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cloves, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, garlic cloves and saute for a minute.
  6. Add onions and saute till translucent.
  7. Add the cooked dal and mix. Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder and cook for five minutes.
  8. Add spinach dumplings and cook for more five minutes
  9. Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.