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Moong Dal with Palak

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  Moong dal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomato 1 , chopped
  Methi leaves 2 Teaspoon
  Ginger garlic paste 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dhaniya 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste

Soak a cup of Moong Dal in water & keep aside for 3 hours.

Wash & Drain Spinach & chop it finely (chopped frozen spinach is also a good option).

Heat oil in a skillet. Add mustard seeds, when they splutter, add cumin seeds.

Add chopped onions, ginger garlic paste & saute until onions turn slightly brown.

Add chopped tomato & mix well. Cover with lid until tomato turns tender.

Add chopped spinach & mix well.

Drain the excess water from the soaked moong dal & add dal to the spinach. Add few methi leaves. Sprinkle dhaniya powder.

Add turmeric powder, chilly powder & salt as per taste.

Mix well & fry until the palak gets roasted well & dal turns golden brown

Serve Hot with Rotis.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Moong Dal with Chopped Spinach

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 201 Calories from Fat 11

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.8%

Saturated Fat 0.2 g1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 148.1 mg6.2%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.5%

Dietary Fiber 7.2 g28.8%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 14 g27.6%

Vitamin A 33.1% Vitamin C 14.1%

Calcium 12.8% Iron 12.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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