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16 INGREDIENTS8 STEPS40min

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.
Spinach Dal Recipe | SideChef
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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Ingredients

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Servings:
2
Serves 2
2 cups
Yellow Split Peas , washed
or to taste
1 cup
Fresh Spinach , chopped
1
Onion , chopped
1
Tomato , chopped
1
Green Chili Pepper , chopped
1 in
Fresh Ginger , chopped
3 cloves
Garlic , finely chopped
1 tsp
Cumin Seeds
1/4 tsp
Asafoetida
1/2 tsp
Red Chili Powder
1/2 tsp
Ground Coriander
1/4 tsp
Garam Masala
to taste
2 3/4 cups
Water
3 Tbsp
Oil
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
1070
FAT
26.1 g
PROTEIN
52.4 g
CARBS
160.1 g

Cooking Instructions

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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 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 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 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!
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
1070
% Daily Value*
Fat
26.1 g
33%
Saturated Fat
1.6 g
8%
Trans Fat
0.1 g
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Cholesterol
0.0 mg
0%
Carbohydrates
160.1 g
58%
Fiber
74.8 g
267%
Sugars
9.8 g
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Protein
52.4 g
105%
Sodium
64.5 mg
3%
Vitamin D
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Calcium
192.3 mg
15%
Iron
7.6 mg
42%
Potassium
349.1 mg
7%
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