Toor Dal Palak Recipe

Toor Dal Palak is a nutritious and flavorful Indian lentil dish made with pigeon peas (toor dal) and spinach (palak). It is a wholesome and comforting dish that is packed with protein, iron, and vitamins. The combination of dal and spinach creates a delicious and healthy meal. Serve it with rice or roti for a complete and satisfying vegetarian meal.

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Ingredients for Toor Dal Palak Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Toor Dal
  • 1/2 cup Spinach, Chopped
  • 1/4 Onion, Chopped
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 Green Chilies, Slit
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ghee Or Oil
  • as per your need Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Toor Dal Palak Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the toor dal for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Pressure cook the dal with water, turmeric powder, and salt.
  • STEP 3.In a pan, heat ghee or oil and add cumin seeds, garlic, and green chilies.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped onions and cook until they turn golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn soft.
  • STEP 6.Add chopped spinach and cook until it wilts.
  • STEP 7.Add the cooked dal to the pan and mix well.
  • STEP 8.Simmer for a few minutes and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • STEP 9.Serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the dal helps in faster cooking and better digestion.
  • You can adjust the consistency of the dal by adding more or less water.
  • For a variation, you can add other vegetables like carrots or peas.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover dal can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the dal before serving and adjust the consistency with water if needed.
  • Serve the dal with rice, roti, or bread for a wholesome meal.
Nutrition
value
260
calories per serving
8 g Fat13 g Protein32 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    8g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    32g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    32g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    8g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    92mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    1693mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    139mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    35mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    130mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    203mg
  • Selenium
    10mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp