Dal Palak Recipe

Dal Palak picture


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthy++Servings4
Main Ingredient, Interest Group

Recipe Story

Recipe inspired by Anjum Anand.


 Toor dal1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt To Taste
 Turmeric powder1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Green chilies3
 Chopped ginger1 Teaspoon
 Tomatoes2 , pureed
 Chopped spinach2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Oil/Butter2 Teaspoon
 Cumin seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Chopped garlic1 Teaspoon
 Coriander powder1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garam masala powder1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 232 Calories from Fat 36

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.3%

Saturated Fat 0.57 g2.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 145.5 mg6.1%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g12.8%

Dietary Fiber 9.9 g39.8%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A 50.2% Vitamin C 54.3%

Calcium 12.4% Iron 24.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Pressure cook dal with salt and turmeric powder. Whisk until creamy.
Add ginger, green chillies, tomato puree and spinach. Cook until spinach becomes soft and everything blends together.
Heat oil/butter in a pan. Add cumin seeds. when they splutter add garlic and combine. Add coriander powder and garam masala powder and combine. Pour it over the cooked lentils and spinach. Mix well.
Serve hot with rice or rotis.