Wednesday, May 28, 2014

DAL PALAK ( Dry Version )

This is the dry version of dal palak which can be served with rotis and parathas.
Recipe source - Foodelicious

Toor dal ... 1 cup (soaked)
Spinach .... 2 cups (chopped coarsely)
Onion ...... 1 ( sliced)
Tomato ... 1 cut into pieces)
Ginger ..... 1 inch piece (grated)
Garlic ...... 1 tsp (crushed)
Kasoori methi . 1 tbsp
Coriander powder .. 1 tsp
Turmeric powder ... 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder .. 1/2 tsp
Mango powder ...... 1/2 tsp
Oil ....  2-3 tbsps
Salt .... to taste


1. Cook dal adding a little salt and turmeric powder with just enough water to cook it three-fourths. Take care not to make it mushy .If you want you may boil it and drain the water.

2. Heat oil in a pan and add ginger , garlic and sliced onion. Saute until translucent.

3. Add the tomatoes and saute.

4. Now tip in the cooked dal, kasoori methi  and spinach.

5. Add the salt and the mentioned spices.Stir carefully and simmer to cook. You may sprinkle a little water if required.

 For variation you can add the tempering of mustard seeds, jeera seeds and asafoetida.

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  1. I'm surprised that a humble daal Palak has been liked by many from my blog. Thanks for trying and linking dear.

  2. simple yet tasty ..will taste great with chappatis.

  3. wow... such a delicious looking dal...

  4. I love this combination it looks wonderful and tasty.

  5. Wonderful! I also tried this dal-palak recipe of Pari's Foodelicious only <3 Super-comfort food...

  6. I have been thinking of trying this combination for a while. This looks yummy..

  7. Delicious dish for vegetarians, I love any Daal. Thank you for sharing.


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