Updated: Jan 30, 2019
Chef: Aanal Kotak
Recipe Servings: 4
Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ingredients of Dal Palak
Spinach finely chopped 15-20 leaves
Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) 3/4 cup
Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
Asafoetida a pinch
Oil 2 tablespoons
Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
Garlic chopped 6-8 cloves
Ginger chopped 1 inch piece
Green chillies seeded and chopped 2
Onion chopped 1 medium
Salt to taste
Lemon juice 1 teaspoon
How to Make Dal Palak
Cook moong dal with half the turmeric powder and asafoetida till soft.
Heat oil (or ghee) in a pan.
Add cumin seeds, garlic, ginger, green chillies and sauté for one minute.
Add onion and continue to sauté till onion gets lightly browned.
Add spinach and sauté for half a minute.
Add the remaining turmeric powder and stir. Add dal and mix well.
Add one cup water and salt and stir.
Add lemon juice, mix and serve hot.