Spinach Dal

Simple and tasty chana dal with palak is perfect for kids its healthy and nutritious .



Preparation Time -15 min+ soaking time of 1 hr

Cooking Time-40 mins



Chana Dal-200 gms

Spinach/Palak-200 gms

Butter -1 tbsp

Oil-2 tbsp

Ginger-2 tsp

Garlic-2 tsp

Onion Medium-1

Tomato Medium- 2 to 3

Cumin Seeds-1 tsp

Chana Masala-1 1/2 tsp

Turmeric-1/2 tsp

Amchur-1/2 tsp

Coriander Powder-1 tsp

Red chilli powder-1 tsp

Salt-To taste


Wash and soak chana dal for 1 hr.

After the soaking time boil chana dal with little salt and turmeric.

In a separate pan heat 1 tbsp butter, add 1 tsp each of ginger and garlic.Now add washed spinach and cook until done.

Grind onion and cook in water till the rawness is gone and then add 2 tbsp of oil and cook till onion turns light brown in colour. Add rest of the ginger and garlic and cook further.

Grind the tomatoes and add to the onion mix. cook for 2-3 minutes

Now add cumin,coriander powder,chana masala,red chilli powder.

Add chana dal and spinach and cook 4-5 min on low heat .(add little water if the dal is too thick)

Serve with steamy white rice.

Spinach Daal

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