Spinach Dal / Paalak Dal

Spinach dal/palak dal is one of the most famous recipe in Southern part of India. Its a perfect reci...

Spinach dal/palak dal is one of the most famous recipe in Southern part of India. Its a perfect recipe to have with steamed rice and hot ghee and trust me it tastes heaven. Hope you all like it.


Ingredients:

Toor dal - 2 cups
Spinach - 4 cups
Mustard Seeds - 1 tablespoon
Cumin Seeds - 1 tablespoon
Urad dal - 1 tablespoon
Curry Leaves - 7
Coriander Leaves - Half bunch(Finely chopped)
Ginger - Half tablespoon(Finely chopped)
Onions - 1 (Finely chopped)
Green Chillies - 5
Water - 3 cups
Salt - As per taste
Turmeric Powder - 1 tablespoon
Oil - 2 tablespoons

Preparation:

Take a bowl and add toor dal, turmeric powder, salt, green chillies, ginger, onions and 1 tablespoon of oil.Mix it and add 2 cups of water to it.
Take another bowl and add spinach in it. Add 1 cup of water to it.
Take these two bowls and place it in pressure cooker. Cook it for 3-4 whistles.
Mash the dal so that it forms a smooth paste.


The spinach also can be mashed if you wish else it can be used as it is.


Take a bottomed vessel to heat and add oil to it. Add urad dal, mustard seeds and cumin seeds till they pop.


Then add curry leaves and coriander leaves and mix.


Add the spinach as well as mashed dal to this and mix well.


Cook for 10 mins and remove from heat and serve hot.

Serving Options:

Serve it with steamed rice and ghee along with papad.

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  1. A simple food to have any time.

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    1. Yeah true...so simple and easy right?

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  2. So Lovely.Looks delicious
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  3. Wow delicious..can just imagine the taste..yummy..shall i grab that plate dear.
    maha

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  4. Rice and this dal, comfort food to me..

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  5. Simple yet very delicious and healthy recipe. Love the first pic with more milagai.

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  6. lovely dal lavanya...i like it very much..

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  7. wow so delicious love the mirchi papad n palak dal combo

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  8. Healthy and delicious comfort food..loved the colour and texture of the daal..

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  9. Nice healthy platter... Thats one comfort meal

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  10. Delicious comfort meal, especially love the spicy chili pickel and also bealted Happy Birthday.

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  11. Oh nice...simple food with less spices..indeed a comfort food...i am definitely gonna try this one! Thanks for sharing! :)

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