dal palak recipe | spinach dal recipe | palakura pappu

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dal palakdal palak recipe | spinach dal recipe | palakura pappu recipe described in a step by step photo and video recipe. i have prepared the palak dal in andhra style with tamarind which is known as pappu or palak pappu. palak dal is a important recipe in our house because of the combination of proteins in dal and vitamins and minerals in palak.

being vegetarians, we need a balanced diet to our body with proteins and minerals. according to medicinaltoday, spinach helps to lower blood pressure, improve asthma problems and makes bones stronger.  more the greener these spinach leaves, the taste would be amazing. i cook palak dal with english spinach leaves. if you like palak then check my palak paneerpalak tambli.

spinach dal

spinach dal goes very well with hot and steamed rice, but we eat with the combination of tambli recipes or with a palya recipes. sometimes i feel lazy to prepare curries for chapathi and rotisand i just prepare palak dal as curry. the main reason because this dal recipe is thick recipe.

i have prepared a lot of other dal recipes or try out the pancharatna dal, dal tadkakhichdimaa channa ki dalkat saarumoong dal

dal palak recipe | spinach dal | palakura pappu video recipe:

dal palak recipe | spinach dal |palakura pappu recipe card:

dal palak recipe | spinach dal recipe | palakura pappu
 
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dal palak recipe | spinach dal recipe | palakura pappu recipe
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Recipe type: dal
Cuisine: indian
Serves: 2-3 servings
Ingredients
for palak dal
  • 1 bunch spinach leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 cup of toor dal
  • 2-3 curry leaves
  • 1 chilli, chopped
  • 1 small lemon sized tamarind
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ¾ tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp oil
  • salt as per taste
  • 4 cups of water
for seasoning
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp jeera seeds
  • 2 red chillies, dried
  • few curry leaves
  • 4-5 chopped garlic pods, chopped
  • pinch of hing
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. clean wash the spinach or palak leaves and finely chop them.
  2. in a pressure cooker, add 1 cup of toor dal and 3 cups of water.
  3. now add 1 bowl of finely chopped palak leaves to pressure cooker.
  4. add tamarind, curry leaves, green chilli and 1 tsp of oil and mix well. make sure all the palak leaves are properly dipped in the water.
  5. add a cup of water if required.
  6. close the lid of pressure cooker and cook it for 5 whistles.
  7. once the pressure from cooker releases, open the lid and smash the dal well. simmer it in low flame.
  8. now add turmeric, chilli powder and salt. mix it properly and keep it aside.
  9. in a frying pan take some oil and add all the seasoning ingredients mentioned in the recipe card.
  10. once the garlic turns golden brown, mix the seasoning ingredients to palak dal. give a good stir to palak dal.
  11. your palak dal is ready. serve with hot steamed rice or with rotis.


dal palak recipe | spinach dal |palakura pappu step by step photo recipe:

  1. clean wash the spinach or palak leaves and finely chop them.
  2. in a pressure cooker, add 1 cup of toor dal and 3 cups of water.
    palakura pappu
  3. now add 1 bowl of finely chopped palak leaves to pressure cooker.
    spinach dal
  4. add tamarind, curry leaves, green chilli and 1 tsp of oil and mix well. make sure all the palak leaves are properly dipped in the water.
    dal palak
  5. add a cup of water if required.
  6. close the lid of pressure cooker and cook it for 5 whistles.
    spinach dal
  7. once the pressure from cooker releases, open the lid and smash the dal well. simmer it in low flame.
    spinach dal
  8. now add turmeric, chilli powder and salt. mix it properly and keep it aside.
    dal palak
  9. in a frying pan take some oil and add all the seasoning ingredients mentioned in the recipe card.
    dal palak
  10. once the garlic turns golden brown, mix the seasoning ingredients to palak dal. give a good stir to palak dal.
    palakura pappu
  11. your palak dal is ready. serve with hot steamed rice or with rotis.
    spinach dal


notes:

  • if you do not have tamarind, squeeze some lemon drops.
  • wash you dal properly before using it.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

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