Dal Palak recipe | spinach dal recipe | palakura pappu recipe

Author: Hebbar’s Kitchen
Recipe type: dal
Cuisine: indian
Serves: 2-3 servings
for palak dal
1 bunch spinach leaves, finely chopped
1 cup of toor dal
2-3 curry leaves
1 chilli, chopped
1 small lemon sized tamarind
½ tsp turmeric
¾ tsp chilli powder
1 tsp oil
salt as per taste
4 cups of water
for seasoning
2 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp jeera seeds
2 red chillies, dried
few curry leaves
4-5 chopped garlic pods, chopped
pinch of hing
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
clean wash the spinach or palak leaves and finely chop them.
in a pressure cooker, add 1 cup of toor dal and 3 cups of water.
now add 1 bowl of finely chopped palak leaves to pressure cooker.
add tamarind, curry leaves, green chilli and 1 tsp of oil and mix well. make sure all the palak leaves are properly dipped in the water.
add a cup of water if required.
close the lid of pressure cooker and cook it for 5 whistles.
once the pressure from cooker releases, open the lid and smash the dal well. simmer it in low flame.
now add turmeric, chilli powder and salt. mix it properly and keep it aside.
in a frying pan take some oil and add all the seasoning ingredients mentioned in the recipe card.
once the garlic turns golden brown, mix the seasoning ingredients to palak dal. give a good stir to palak dal.
your palak dal is ready. serve with hot steamed rice or with rotis.


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