Masoor Dal With Palak

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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