How to make Simple Palak Dal - Palak will make this simple dal more nutritious.

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Main Ingredients : Spinach leaves (palak) (पालक के पत्ते ), Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) (मूंगदाल धुली)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Dals and Kadhis

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Simple Palak Dal

Hindi: palak
Treasure house of vitamins and minerals, spinach must be included in the week's menu. The usage can be varied: chopped spinach leaves cooked with potatoes is a semi-wet vegetable with rotis, a few spinach leaves thrown in with mixed vegetables and turned into a soup is lovely on a cold winter night, chopped and blanched spinach makes a different sort of raita, spinach puree can be used in cutlets or kababs, the list goes on.

For more recipes related to Simple Palak Dal checkout Konkani Palak Ambat. You can also find more Dals and Kadhis recipes like Aam Kadhi (Fajeto) , Sesame Dal, Dali Sambare, Ras No Fajeto .

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Simple Palak Dal Recipe

  • Spinach leaves (palak) shredded 2 cups

  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) pressure cooked with a pinch of turmeric powder 2 cups

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and asafoetida and sauté till fragrant. Add garlic and green chillies and sauté for a minute.

Step 2

Add split green gram and mix well. Add salt and some water, mix and bring to boil.

Step 3

Add spinach, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Serve hot.