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Spinach Dal
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16 INGREDIENTS • 8 STEPS • 40MINS

Spinach Dal

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Palak dal is an easy and nutritious dal recipe. This recipe uses a pressure cooker but can be made without one, you just need to add some time.
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Jolly Homemade Recipes
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Palak dal is an easy and nutritious dal recipe. This recipe uses a pressure cooker but can be made without one, you just need to add some time.
40MINS
Total Time
$4.52
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
2
US / Metric
Yellow Split Peas
2 cups
Yellow Split Peas, washed
or to taste
Fresh Spinach
1 cup
Fresh Spinach, chopped
Onion
1
Onion, chopped
Tomato
1
Tomato, chopped
Green Chili Pepper
1
Green Chili Pepper, chopped
Fresh Ginger
1 in
Fresh Ginger, chopped
Garlic
3 cloves
Garlic, finely chopped
Cumin Seeds
1 tsp
Cumin Seeds
Asafoetida
1/4 tsp
Asafoetida
Red Chili Powder
1/2 tsp
Red Chili Powder
Ground Coriander
1/2 tsp
Ground Coriander
Salt
to taste
Water
2 3/4 cups
Water
Oil
3 Tbsp
Oil
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
1061
Fat
26.1 g
Protein
52.1 g
Carbs
158.1 g
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step 1
Soak the Yellow Split Peas (2 cups) for 10-15 minutes.
step 1 Soak the Yellow Split Peas (2 cups) for 10-15 minutes.
step 2
In a pressure cooker, add the lentils, Ground Turmeric (1/4 tsp), and Water (2 cups). Cook for 3-4 minutes, or until the lentils become soft and mushy. Mash them with a spoon and set aside.
step 2 In a pressure cooker, add the lentils, Ground Turmeric (1/4 tsp), and Water (2 cups). Cook for 3-4 minutes, or until the lentils become soft and mushy. Mash them with a spoon and set aside.
step 3
In the pressure cooker, add Oil (3 Tbsp), Cumin Seeds (1 tsp), Onion (1), Green Chili Pepper (1), Fresh Ginger (1 in), and Garlic (3 cloves). Cook for about 2 minutes, until onion becomes transparent and soft.
step 3 In the pressure cooker, add Oil (3 Tbsp), Cumin Seeds (1 tsp), Onion (1), Green Chili Pepper (1), Fresh Ginger (1 in), and Garlic (3 cloves). Cook for about 2 minutes, until onion becomes transparent and soft.
step 4
Add the Tomato (1), Salt (to taste), Ground Turmeric (1/4 tsp), Red Chili Powder (1/2 tsp), Asafoetida (1/4 tsp), and Ground Coriander (1/2 tsp). Saute for another 2 minutes, until the tomatoes become soft and mushy.
step 4 Add the Tomato (1), Salt (to taste), Ground Turmeric (1/4 tsp), Red Chili Powder (1/2 tsp), Asafoetida (1/4 tsp), and Ground Coriander (1/2 tsp). Saute for another 2 minutes, until the tomatoes become soft and mushy.
step 5
Add Fresh Spinach (1 cup) and saute for 7-8 minutes, until the spinach becomes soft and stops releasing water on a medium flame.
step 6
Mix the lentils with the spinach, and add Water (3/4 cup) depending on how thick or thin you want the dal to be. Add Garam Masala (1/4 tsp).
step 6 Mix the lentils with the spinach, and add Water (3/4 cup) depending on how thick or thin you want the dal to be. Add Garam Masala (1/4 tsp).
step 7
Check and adjust seasoning. Simmer the palak dal for 6-7 minutes.
step 7 Check and adjust seasoning. Simmer the palak dal for 6-7 minutes.
step 8
Serve palak dal with hot paratha and a side vegetable dish or salad or raita. Enjoy!
step 8 Serve palak dal with hot paratha and a side vegetable dish or salad or raita. Enjoy!
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Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Shellfish-Free
Vegan
Vegetarian
Indian
Quick & Easy
Side Dish
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