Spinach Lentils ( Dal Palak ) Recipe

Looking for an easy Spinach Lentils ( Dal palak ) recipe? Learn how to make Spinach Lentils ( Dal palak ) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kiranpnair

Makes 6 servings



Dal Palak is a very popular Indian recipe. Usually had with Rice or Roti

Recipe Ingredients for Spinach Lentils ( Dal palak )

1/4 cup lentils, split
2 bunches (500gm) of Spinach
2 Tomatoes, cut into small pieces
2 Onions,chopped
3/4 tsp Ginger Paste
3/4 tsp Garlic Paste
1 tbsp Mustard Oil
1 Salt to taste
1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds

Recipe Directions for Spinach Lentils ( Dal palak )

  1. Chop the palak into fine pieces and cook with sufficient quantity of water.

  2. Wash dal and cook it with turmeric powder in a pressure cooker.

  3. Heat oil in a frying pan and add few cumin seeds.

  4. Allow spluttering, add onions and fry till they become golden brown.

  5. Add ginger-garlic paste to it and again fry for a minute.

  6. Mix tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes.

  7. When tomatoes are cooked, add palak and cooked dal. Now add a little water and salt. Boil the mixture for a few minutes.

  8. Remove from heat.

  9. Dal Palak is ready

Categories

Side Dish, Indian, Boil, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 202.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
99
Calories from Fat
27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.0g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
121mg
5%
Potassium
867mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
14.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
6.1g
24%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
6.1g
Vitamin A 219% Vitamin C 67%
Calcium 13% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • Very high in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • Very high in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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