Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Lal Masoor Ki Dal aur Palak (Red Lentils with Spinach) لال مسورکی دال اور پالک

Lal Masoor Ki Dal aur Palak is a very tangy and tasty vegetarian dish of all seasons. 

 لال مسورکی دال اور پالک


  • Masoor Ki Dal (Red Lentils) 1 cup
  • Palak (Spinach) chopped and boiled 1 cup
  • Onion chopped 1
  • Tomato chopped 1
  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon 
  • Garlic paste  1 teaspoon
  • Oil 1/2 cup
  • Tamarind pulp 1 tablespoon
  • Kadi patta/Karhi patta  5-6
  • Cumin seed whole 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Red Chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Haldi powder 1 teaspoon


  • Boil  dal separately in enough water, drain and keep aside.
  • Add cumin seeds and Karhi patta to hot oil and fry for 1 minute.
  • Then add onion and fry to a light golden colour.
  • Then add ginger garlic paste, tomatoes, and other spices.
  • Fry for few minutes, when oil separates out add boiled palak. 
  • Cook for 5 more minutes, now add dal and cook on medium flame for 15-20 minutes. 
  • At last add tamarind pulp and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with green chillies and fresh coriander leaves.
  • Delicious Massor Ki Dal aur Palak is ready.
  • Serve with Tarka rice/boiled rice or roti and pickles.