Moong dal and Spinach or palak both are rich source of vitamins. Moong dal and palak have lots of health benefits. They help you to reduce weight and both are good for skin too. Both are rich sources of iron. So moong dal and palak are one of best healthy ingredients which can make your meal healthy and tasty too.

Dal palak or palak dal is famous recipe in India which is usually prepared with combination of toor dal and chana dal. When I was reading health benefits of moong dal I have decided to try the same recipe with moong dal.

Here I tried to keep the recipe of moong dal palak very simple and easy using regular spices. You can also add whole spices to enhance the taste of it. This is very easy and quick recipe. Health conscious people should add this recipe of moong dal palak in their diet plan. To make it healthier you can reduce the quantity of oil and ghee.

Let’s try this healthy recipe of palak dalmoong dal palak with the step wise photos and detailed measurement.

Enjoy this yummy dal palak recipe with steamed rice, jeera rice or even it goes well with roti or plain paratha.

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Moong Dal Palak

Step-by-Step Moong Dal Palak Recipe :

Step 1 : Wash the moong dal properly. Add 1 ½ cup water.

Moong Dal Palak

Step 2 : Add salt, turmeric powder and ½ tsp oil.

Moong Dal Palak

Step 3 : Pressure cook for 3 – 4 whistles.

Moong Dal Palak

Step 4 : Once dal get cooked keep it aside for cooling.

Moong Dal Palak

Step 5 : Meanwhile wash the spinach leaves or palak very well. Chop them and keep it aside. Same way fine chop the onion, tomato and green chili. Make a paste of garlic and ginger in mortar pastel.

Step 6 : Heat the oil and ghee in the pan or kadai.

Moong Dal Palak

Step 7 : Add cumin seeds and dry red chilies.

Moong Dal Palak

Step 8 : Saute till cumin seeds starts to crackle, add chopped green chilies.

Moong Dal Palak

Step 9 : Add fine chopped onion. Mix well.

Moong Dal Palak

Step 10 : Saute till onion starts to get brown in color. Add ginger – garlic paste.

Moong Dal Palak

Step 11 : Saute till raw aroma of garlic goes away. Add chopped tomatoes. Mix well.

Moong Dal Palak

Step 12 : Add all dry spices and salt. Mix well.

Moong Dal Palak

Step 13 : Cook till oil starts to release from sides. Add chopped palak. Mix well.

Moong Dal Palak

Step 14 : Cook till palak get soften and cooked. Add boiled dal. Mix well.

Moong Dal Palak

Step 15 : Add water. Cook for 8 – 10 minutes on slow flame.

Moong Dal Palak

Step 16 : Turn off the flame. Here your moong dal palak is ready to serve.

Step 17 : Garnish the moong dal palak with coriander leaves.

Step 18 : While serving this moong dal palak with roti, plain paratha, steamed rice or jeera rice, squeeze lemon if required.

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This moong dal palak recipe is very simple and easy using regular spices. You can also add whole spices to enhance the taste of it. This is very easy and quick recipe. Health conscious people should add this recipe of moong dal palak in their diet plan.
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian