Dal palak recipe |spinach curry recipe

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Dal palak taste best with the basic recipe. Flavor with butter or Ghee will change the texture and color of the Palak. I use toor dal for the dish. You can choose any dal or lentils of your choice.
In a wide pan heat oil add onions saute till it changes transparent.
Wash and drain palak. Add chopped spinach and cook on a low flame.
In a pressure cooker add toor dal, chopped tomatoes, garlic cloves, red chilli powder, and Cumin seeds add a cup of water pressure cook for 3_4whistles.as pressure drops mash the dal add green chilli keep aside.
Add mash dal to the spinach cook on a low flame.
Dal palak ready to serve.

INGREDIENTS 

  • Spinach 1 bunch
  • Onion 1
  • Oil 1 tbsp 
  • Salt as needed 

 

  • FOR DAL:
  • Toor dal or split pigeons pea 1/2cup
  • Tomato 1
  • Garlic cloves 3
  • Redchilli powder 
  • Cumin seeds 1/2tsp
  • Water 1cup

HOW TO MAKE DAL PALAK :

  • Wash palak in  large pot of water. Pluck palak leaf check for infestation etc. Drop in the plenty of water. Leave for 15minutes to remove dirt  and mud from spinach. 
  • Wash and rinse the spinach drain to remove excess water. Chopped the Palak as per desire. 
  • In a wide pan heat oil add onions saute till it changes transparent. Add salt anchopped spinach cook on a low flame. Always cook any kind of spinach in open pan not covering the lid. Covering the lid will change the texture and color of greens. 

FOR DAL:

  • Wash and rinse toor dal. 
  • In a pressure cooker add toor dal, chopped tomatoes, garlic cloves, red chilli powder, Cumin seeds, and a cup of water. 
  • Pressure cook for 3_4whistles. As pressure drops mash dal with the wired whisk or spoon keep aside. 
  • Add mash dal to the spinach cook on a low flame for few minutes till the dal and palak assemble each other. 
  • Dal palak goes well with roti or rice. 

NOTE : Cook any kind of a spinach in a open pan on a low flame . Covering the lid will change the texture and color of the greens. 

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