Daal palak(yellow lentil with spinach)

dal palak


  • Yellow daal(toor/channa)-250 gm
  • Palak chopped(spinach)-200 gm
  • onion chopped-2 medium size
  • Tomato chopped-2 
  • Dry red chilli-2
  • Ginger garlic paste-1 tbsp
  • Asafoetida-2 pinch
  • Cumin seeds-1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-2 tsp
  • Garam masala-1tsp
  • Cooking oil-2 tbsp
  • Water-3 cups
  • salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, red chilli and Asafoetida.
  • Add chopped onion, and fry till 3-4 mins.
  • Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and fry it for a minute.
  • Add tomatoes, palak(spinach) and cook it for few more mins.
  • Add toor daal/channa daal in the pan and cook it on medium flame for 2 mins.
  • Put the fried daal in pressure cooker, add water, gararm masala and salt.
  • Cook it on pressure cooker for 3-4 whistle ant turn off the flame.
  • Ready to serve with rice and rotis.
dal palak cooking process

dal palak cooking process

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