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Dal Palak

Spinach flavored Dal

Recipe by Pallavi of Dubai, AE

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 small bunch spinach
    • 200 gms toor dal
    • 50 gms channa dal
    • 3-4 spoons Groundnuts
    • 3-4 green chilly
    • 1 cup corriender leaves
    • 1/4 cup kasurimethi
    • 1 medium size tomato
    • 1 medium size onion
    • 5-6 cloves of garlic (finely chopped)
    • 1/4 spoon turmeric
    • pinch of asofedia
    • 1/4 spoon mustard seeds
    • 1/4 spoon jeera seeds
    • salt to taste
    • oil for tadka.


    1. Soak toor dal, channa dal and groundnuts for 2 hours,  clean palak and chop it.
    2. In  a pressure pan add the soak dals and peanuts, add cut palak, chop tomatoes and onion, green chilly add little water and pressure cook it for 2-3 whistle.
    3. Then in a kadai add 3-4 spoons of oil, add mustard seed, jeera, asofedia finely chopped garlic let the garlic get little brown, then add the pressure cooked dal, add salt, chopped coriander and kasuri methi.  give a nice boil.
    4. Its ready to serve


    Lydia Veigas

    Salma, looks like it was meant to be asafoetida which means hing.



    asofedia meanz?