Traditional Palak Dal Recipe

Traditional Palak Dal is a nutritious and flavorful Indian lentil soup made with spinach, lentils, and a blend of aromatic spices. It is a popular dish in North Indian cuisine and is often served with rice or roti. This dal is packed with protein and iron from the lentils and vitamins from the spinach, making it a healthy and delicious option for a balanced meal.

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Ingredients for Traditional Palak Dal Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Lentils
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Spinach
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 Green Chilies, Slit
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/4 tablespoon Oil
  • as needed Coriander Leaves For Garnishing

Directions: Traditional Palak Dal Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Cook the lentils with water until soft and mushy.
  • STEP 2.In a separate pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds, garlic, and green chilies.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped spinach and cook until wilted.
  • STEP 4.Add the cooked lentils, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Simmer for a few minutes.
  • STEP 5.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use any variety of lentils like toor dal, moong dal, or masoor dal.
  • Adjust the amount of spices according to your taste preference.
  • You can add a squeeze of lemon juice for a tangy flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the dal in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days.
  • Reheat before serving.
  • Serve the dal with rice or roti for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
239
calories per serving
5 g Fat13 g Protein33 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    5g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    33g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    33g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    5g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    110mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    1953mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    166mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    29mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    146mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    205mg
  • Selenium
    11mcg
  • 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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