Lehsuni Dal Palak

I had tasted this Dal in one of the restaurant and liked the texture and the taste .I had  spinach in the fridge and wanted to try something that would go well with rice So i thought of making this Dal which was  a instant hit.My Hubby just loved it .

Its a very simple recipe and taste yummy .The garlic adds a very nice flavour.Moreover the spinach and Dal make a great combo and they are nutritious too.

1 cup Mung Dal
1 cup tur Dal
a bunch of palak/spinach
1 onion chopped 
2-3  green chillies
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
5-7 cloves of garlic
1/4 tsp methi /fenugreek seeds
1/4 tsp asafoetida/hing
a sprig of curry leaves
1.5 tsp ghee/oil /as needed
1//4 tsp turmeric powder/haldi
1 kashmiri dry chilli

Soak the dals in sufficient water for about 1 hour.
Wash  and Chop the spinach .
In a pressure cooker add the dals ,spinach ,chopped onion,turmeric  and salt and water as needed and pressure cook for 5-7 minutes or till the Dal is mushy.
Heat  a vessel add the ghee once hot add the curry leaves followed by mustard seeds,cumin,methi,asafoetida,green chilli and the garlic (keep two garlic for tempering later)and saute for a minute.
Then add the dal and water as needed bring it to a nice boil .
In a small  pan add 1/2 tsp ghee add 2 crushed garlic and Kashmiri chilli and fry till garlic turns brown then pour this on the dal and serve hot with rice or roti.

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  1. wow this is great ....full of nutrition

  2. dal n palak nice combo..it looks yumm

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  4. healthy dal...full of godness ..great recipe

  5. This is my family fav ......... Looks healthy and tasty !!