Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

Traditional Pakistani delicious palak daal.I got this recipe froma friend and made it and it turned out great!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the dal in the 5 cups of water with turmeric and salt for 30 minutes.
  2. Add the spinach and cook until the spinach is tender and mixed with the lentils - about 35-50 minutes.
  3. * In a separate pan heat the oil, add the cumin seeds and as they pop add the onions. Brown the onions.
  4. * Add the garlic, tomatoes, green chili, coriander, garam masala, red chili powder, stir 2 minutes.
  5. * Add the daal and spinach and lemon juice, stir and heat through.
  6. * Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with pita or chapati or basmati rice.


Most Helpful

Very easy, very tasty dal recipe! Served with basmati rice and Trader Joe's garlic naan.

Dr. Jenny August 13, 2012

Nice and healthy. I used fresh spinach and a little bit of tamarind paste.

ummrabiah January 24, 2011

This recipe is awesome and really easy. I love it! I have doubled it and put half in the freezer for a quick meal.

bearhug1 June 09, 2009

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