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Dal bhaji or palak ki dal [moong dal with spinach]

Neha Sharma
10 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Dal bhaji or palak ki dal [moong dal with spinach] RECIPE

This is one of the easiest dal recipes with the goodness of spinach. This can be served with roti or some hot rice.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Pressure Cook
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Moong daal with chilka 1 cup
  2. spinach leaves 1/4 kilo
  3. ginger grated 2 tsp
  4. garlic crushed 1 tsp
  5. cumin seeds 1 tsp
  6. asafoetida 1 tsp
  7. salt to taste
  8. turmeric powder 1 tsp
  9. Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  10. besan 1 tbs


  1. Cook daal in pressure cooker (with water ) till completely mashed , also add hing [asfoetida] whilst cooking, I have cooked it till the pressure cooker had given one whistle and then on a low flame for 2 minutes.
  2. For the tadka, heat some oil in a tadka pan, add some cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  3. Add ginger garlic, red chilli powder, turmeric powder ,salt and then the chopped spinach .cook for 10 -12 minutes. Then add besan [gram flour] in it and roast till brown.
  4. Add this mixture to the cooked dal. Give it a good mix, check for seasoning and then serve it with some hot roti.

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Ruchi Gaur
Ruchi Gaur   Jan-13-2017

This is so healthy and can be had daily too.

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