Spinach Dal Recipe

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Spinach Dal Recipe
Spinach dal is the very healthy side that goes with rice. Spinach and lentil are the main ingredients. The recipe is very easy and too much good for your health.
We have seen in cartoon that Popeye gets his strength immediately after eating spinach..Smiley

Spinach has lot's of vitamins and minerals. It is rich in Vitamin C & K and also has iron. It serves as anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Cancer agent. It also helps your bones.
On the other hand, Lentils are a good source of Dietary Fiber, Lean Protein, Folate and Iron. It stabilises blood sugar and lowers cholesterol. So this spinach dal has lots of nutrition and also easy to make. Hope you will include this in your regular diet.
Spinach Dal Recipe
Spinach Dal Recipe

Spinach Dal Recipe

Author: Cuisine: IndianRecipe type: Main Course
Prep. Time: 5 minsCook Time: 30 minsTotal Time: 35 minsServes: 3

  • Ingredients
  • Yellow split Dal(Tuvar dal) - 1 cup
  • Spinach - 2 cups chopped
  • Green Chilly - 1 slitted
  • Ginger - 1 inch piece
  • Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp.
  • Cumin seeds - 1
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/2tsp.
  • Chilly Powder - 1/2 tsp.
  • Salt - to taste
  • Water - 2 cups(for pressure cooking)
  • Oil/Ghee - 1 to 1.5 tbsp.


  1. Pressure cook dal with turmeric and 2 cups water for 3 to 4 whistles till it becomes soft and mushy.

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  3. Once the dal is cooked smash it with laddle.

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  5. Heat oil in a pan/kadai, crackle the cumins, then add chopped ginger and saute for half minute. Add green chilly, then add asafoetida.

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  7. Now add chopped spinach. Saute it till spinach shrinks in size and becomes soft. Then add cooked dal and mix well.

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  9. Add chilly powder, salt and mix it. Add water(3/4 or 1 cup) as for desired consistency.

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  11. Cook it in sim for 5 to 7 minutes. Then switch off the heat and serve hot with rice.
Spinach Dal Recipe

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