Palak dal | How to make Palak dal

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By Divya Sharma
Created on 19th Nov 2015
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  • By Divya Sharma
    Created on 19th Nov 2015

About Palak dal

This is a popular dal in north India

Palak dal, a deliciously amazing recipe to treat your family members. This recipe of Palak dal by Divya Sharma will definitely help you in its preparation. Surprisingly the preparations for Palak dal can be done within few minute. Isn't it interesting. Also, the time taken for cooking Palak dal is not very much. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish is definitely going to come out superb! This recipe is almost perfect to serve 3 people.A lot of times making Palak dal can be quite tricky, so the recipe in Better Butter can help you in making it. The aroma which arises while cooking Palak dal is just too tempting. Cooking Palak dalat home might be a little tedious but when your whole family would enjoy the meal, all your efforts would be totally worth it. The recipe can be turned and twisted in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. This recipe of Palak dal is so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe ofPalak dal from Better Butter.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves3People
Palak dal

Ingredients to make Palak dal

  • 1 katori arhar (toor) daal
  • 2 katori spinach
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons desi ghee
  • 1 and half table spoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon haldi powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Half teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 tablespoon dhania powder
  • Half lemon

How to make Palak dal

  1. Soak the daal for atleast 1 hour.
  2. Chop spinach leaves in thin strips, dice tomatoes.
  3. Pressure cook daal with spinach,water,salt and haldi on medium flame until 4 whistles.
  4. Let the daal stand until the steam is released completely.
  5. Heat another pan and add ghee to it.
  6. Once the ghee melts or heats up, add cumin seeds. Cook for 30 seconds and add chopped green chillies and ginger garlic paste.
  7. Cook for a minute on medium flame and add diced tomatoes.
  8. Saute until tomatoes become soft.mash lightly using the ladle.
  9. Add dhania powder, garam masala and saute until the mixture starts leaving sides of the pan.
  10. Add the cooked daal to this pan and mix thoroughly. Add half of the lemon juice to it. Add extra water to decrease the consistency if required and bring daal to a boil before switching off the gas.
  11. Daal is ready and can be served with rice or chapati.
My Tip: Pinch of Asafoetida can be added while pressure cooking daal for extra flavor

Reviews for Palak dal (3)

pooja yadav7 months ago
Wwaaaooo ice and easy

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