Monday, December 12, 2011

Dal Palak | Spinach Lentils Curry | Keerai Kootu

Spinach Lentils Curry Recipe
Dal Palak / Palak keerai Paruppu masiyal   / Spinach Lentils Curry


  • Toor dal - 1 cup
  • Tomatoes-1 no , chopped
  • Green chilli-2 nos
  •  Salt- to taste
  • Turmeric powder - 1 pinch

  • Oil- 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds  - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chili - 2 no
  • Spinach -1/2 bunch chopped Or Frozen
  • Onion - 1 no , chopped 
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Spinach Lentils Curry
Dal Palak / Palak keerai Paruppu masiyal   / Spinach Lentils Curry


In a pressure cooker add the washed Toor dal, Turmeric Powder ,chopped tomatoes, slit green chilli, , water and pressure cook it for 10 mts till the dal is cooked well.Add salt and mix well .

In a Kadai, heat oil add the mustard seeds allow it to pop ,add the  urad dal ,cumin seeds, chopped onions ,slit red chilli and  cook till onions become soft.Add the chopped spinach leaves and stir for 2 minutes.

Transfer this to the cooked dal , add water to desired consistency  and bring the contents to a boil .

Serve hot with steamed rice  rice,and flat breads .

Indian Lentil spinach Curry Recipe

Yummy !

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  1. Vibrant green and healthy dish. Thx for linking. Could you also add a link to the event announcement? Thx.

    Event: Spinach

  2. This looks so good. I love lentils and soupy style dal. Thanks

  3. Love this palak and dal combo..Just tastes so yum with rice and papads!!

  4. One of the classic dishes which will always be my fav.

  5. True classic combo!! Mouthwatering, and looks inviting :)