Lahsuni Palak MoongDal

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Lahsuni Dal Palak is a simple and quick recipe , made mainly from yellow split Moong Dal and Spinach leaves. It’s a healthy, full of nutritions , protein packed wholesome meal itself. Lahsuni Palak Dal goes well with Roti, paratha or Rice . It can be served as a Curry or Dal .

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Recipe Card for Lahsuni Palak Moong Dal

Lahsuni Palak Moong Dal

  • Servings: pc
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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Easy, Quick, Protein packed ,Healthy and very delicious Lahsuni Palak Moong Dal . This can be served as Curry or Dal with Roti , Paratha, or Steamed Rice


  • 1/2 cup Moong Dal
  • 200 gm Spinach / Palak
  • 6 to 8 Garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 4 to 5 tbsp Idhayam Mantra Groundnut Oil
  • Ghee
  • Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Asafoetida
  • Red chilli , broken
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Power
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • Lemon juice
  • 1 big sized Tomato, chopped


  • In a bowl, wash and soak Yellow Moong Dal for atleast 30 minutes .
  • Clean Spinach leaves and chop it.
  • Add 3 tbsp chopped Garlic.
  • Later add cumin seeds, dry red chilli and asafoetida.
  • Add chopped Tomato and ginger chilli paste and saute till tomatoes are soft .
  • Then add turmeric powder, chilli powder , coriander powder.
  • Saute for few seconds and add chopped spinach leaves.
  • Sprinkle some salt and mix.
  • Spinach will be soft . Cover and cook for 5 minutes on slow flame. .
  • While cooking spinach, no need to add any water as Spinach will release it’s moisture.
  • Later , add soaked Moong Dal with its water. Stir well .
  • Cover again and cook till lentil is cooked fully.
  • It will take around 7 to 8 minutes .
  • Later adjust spices like – Salt, Red Chilli Powder , Turmeric Powder and Coriander Powder . Cook for more 2 minutes.
  • Once lentil is fully cooked , add lemon juice as per taste.
  • Consistency of Lahsuni Moong Dal is little thick, so cook accordingly.
  • At time of serving , we will temper it again.
  • For second temper , heat oil in a pan.
  • Add chopped Garlic, cumin seeds, red dry chilli . Allow it to brown .
  • Then add red chilli powder , stir well and pour on Lahsuni Moong Dal.
  • Serve hot with Roti , Paratha, or Steamed Rice.

Notes :

  • Instead of Moong Dal, Chana Dal or Tuvar Dal can be used. Even mixed dal tastes great.
  • This Dal can be made in pressure cooker too.
  • Chopped Onions can be added too .
  • For No Onion No Garlic version, avoid galic and rest recipe will be same .


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