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Masoor Dal With Palak Recipe

Masoor Dal With Palak is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • Masoor dal - 1 cup
  • Palak - 1.5 cups, finely chopped
  • Onion - 1 (chopped finely)
  • Red Chilli - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric - a pinch
  • Dhania powder - 1 tsp
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Coriander - few leaves
  • Ghee - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • How to Make Masoor Dal With Palak:

    1. Wash palak (spinach) thoroughly, chop and keep aside.
    2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add chopped onions and coriander leaves and fry the onions till they are pale brown in colour.
    3. Add ginger-garlic paste, dhania powder, red chilli powder, turmeric and salt.
    4. Stir till ginger-garlic turns fragrant and the oil leaves the side of the pan.
    5. Add masoor dal and palak.
    6. Add 1/2 tsp of pure ghee.
    7. Close the pressure cooker and cook till dal is done.
    8. Serve hot with plain rice, papad and fried dahi- mirchi.


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