Moong Dal with Palak Recipe Video


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthy++Servings4


 Moong dal1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped spinach1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Tomato1 , chopped
 Methi leaves2 Teaspoon
 Ginger garlic paste1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Onions1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Dhaniya1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Mustard seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cumin seeds1 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 201 Calories from Fat 11

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.8%

Saturated Fat 0.2 g1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 147.6 mg6.2%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.5%

Dietary Fiber 7.2 g28.8%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 14 g27.6%

Vitamin A 33.1% Vitamin C 14.1%

Calcium 12.8% Iron 12.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Soak a cup of Moong Dal in water & keep aside for 3 hours.

Wash & Drain Spinach & chop it finely (chopped frozen spinach is also a good option).

Heat oil in a skillet. Add mustard seeds, when they splutter, add cumin seeds.

Add chopped onions, ginger garlic paste & saute until onions turn slightly brown.

Add chopped tomato & mix well. Cover with lid until tomato turns tender.

Add chopped spinach & mix well.

Drain the excess water from the soaked moong dal & add dal to the spinach. Add few methi leaves. Sprinkle dhaniya powder.

Add turmeric powder, chilly powder & salt as per taste.

Mix well & fry until the palak gets roasted well & dal turns golden brown

Serve Hot with Rotis.



sushmita says :

Your recipes are fantastic.I tried a few and they turned out- Wow!!!
Posted on: 22 April 2010 - 9:03am
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Ganesh Dutta says :

moong dal & palak ....very healthy combination! .....healthy recipe! please join healthy food group.
Posted on: 20 June 2007 - 1:10pm