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Dal palak

Deepika Chauhan
30 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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It is a healthy combination of dal and palak and a cuisine of Punjab.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Punjabi
  • Simmering
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 1 cup urad dal
  2. 1 cup moong dal
  3. water to soak the dals
  4. 1 green chilli
  5. Whole dry red chillis 4-5
  6. 6 garlic flakes
  7. salt to taste
  8. 1 medium sized chopped onion
  9. 2 tsp onion
  10. 1 tsp jeera
  11. 1/2 tsp asafoetida
  12. 1 small 1/2 inch ginger, chopped
  13. 1 tsp lemon juice
  14. 20 leaves palak


  1. Soak moong dal and urad dal for 20 minutes by adding sufficient water. Add salt, turmeric powder in the dal and boil it.
  2. In the meantime, chop the onion, cut the green chilli and deseed it. Also wash the palak leaves and keep it aside.
  3. Now add oil in the kadai on a medium flame. Then add the cumin seeds till it pops. Add asafoetida and the dry red chillies. Saute it.
  4. Stir fry the chopped onion till it turns translucent. Add in garlic and ginger, saute it.
  5. Then mix in the boiled dal and add the shredded spinach leaves in it along with the lemon juice.
  6. Simmer for 5 minutes and serve it hot.

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