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Nov 17, 2017







Palak Dal popularly known as Dal palak or Spinach dal is a tasty combination of spinach and lentils. A low-calorie main course dish recipe that you can enjoy in winters and it's super easy to prepare at home.


    Chopped spinach: 1 bunch
    Chopped onion: 1 medium
    Soaked Dal: 1 cup
    Water as needed
    Salt to taste
    For masala:
    Chopped Coriander: ½ cup
    Grated Coconut: ½ cup
    Chopped green chillies: 1-2
    Tamarind water: 3-4 tablespoon
    For tadka:
    Oil, as needed
    Chopped garlic cloves: 4-5
    Turmeric powder: 1/4 teaspoon


Start by adding spinach, onion, dal & water in a deep pan. Leave this to steam for around 30 mins.
In the meanwhile, make the chutney that will go in the dal. To make this chutney add coriander, coconut, green chilies & tamarind water in a mixture and grind it well till it becomes a paste. Keep aside.
Once the spinach & dal is cooked give it a good mix. Add salt and the chutney and mix it well.
Let it cook for another 5-7 mins.
Till then make the tadka by adding oil, garlic & turmeric powder in a small pan. Once it starts sizzling, immediately add it to the dal. – Give the dal one last mix and serve!

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Roopa's biggest inspirations, apart from the women in her family are Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, and the late Tarla Dalal. She has cooked on several TV shows, food challenges and YouTube videos. Learn her recipes on Coastal Kitchen.

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