Spinach and Dal Fry – Spinach and Lentil Fry


1 cup chopped Spinach
1/2 a cup of Moong Dal/Daal – Split Moong Beans
2 Chopped Green Chillies
1/2 an Onion
2 Tomatoes or 1-1/2tbs Tomato Paste
1 tsp Ginger and Garlic Paste
1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
1/4 tsp Red Chili Powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
1/2 tsp Mango Powder
1-2 tbs of Oil
Salt as per taste


Wash and soak the daal for 15 minutes in water.
Heat Oil in a pan.
Add the Cumin seeds and let it sputter.
Add the Onions and a little bit of salt and let it cook till slightly browned
Add the Tomatoes or the Tomato Paste.
Let it cook for a few mins till the tomatoes get soft.
Add the Ginger and Garlic paste, let it cook till the raw smell disappears
Drain the water and add the Daal to the Tomato mixture.
Fry with the tomato mixture for a couple of minutes.
Add the remaining spices and salt except the Mango Powder.
Add 1 cup water and let the daal boil for a few minutes.
Add the spinach to the daal.
Mix well and let it cook for 30 minutes on medium heat.

Add more water if necessary.

Once the daal is bigger in size and is cooked your dish is ready.

Add the Mango powder and mix well, let it simmer on low heat for another minute.

Dry up the water as per desired consistency.

Eat the Spinach daal fry with Roti.

Happy healthy eating ūüôā

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2 thoughts on “Spinach and Dal Fry – Spinach and Lentil Fry

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  2. Falak says:

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