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Recipe Of Palak Chana Dal

Palak Chana Dal recipe | Recipe Of Palak Chana Dal | Chana Dal With Palak | Chana dal Palak recipe | Chana Dal Palak ki sabji | Making of Chana dal with Palak Saag is not completely a new recipe but is rarely made though being  \nutritious, may  bepeople think it’s not going to be tasty or will take too much time to cook .Saying that both thoughts are wrong.

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On the other hand recipe of Chana dal with Palak can be called a comfort healthy food for any Indian  which is full of protein and calcium.Since childhood many of us may have eaten it without thinking how healthy it is but at the back of our mind we always think that when two or more main ingredients combine work will become tedious but here at least the case is not the same.

Many of the popular Palak recipes that are made most of the times or to say are usually made with a combination, like Palak paneer, Palak MatarPalak Matar, Palak soya,Palak kabuli Chana and Palak aloo.Still Palak or Spinach can be made only with Tomatoes and this curry recipe also tastes superb with or without adding too many spices.

Chana dal Palak recipe is one such recipe using Palak that can be made delicious without using too many spices.You can make it either using lot of gravy to a thin consistency or this the recipe can also be made in thick consistency, it all depends on your liking.

Last but not the least this recipe of Palak chana dal will give you a super protein calcium rich gravy curry in less time and effort without compromising on flavourful taste.Just chop your Palak in a chopper or manually and pressure cook the Dal ( meanwhile you chop the Palak ) and you are good to go.

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Recipe Of Palak Chana Dal

Recipe Of Palak Chana Dal | Chana Dal With Palak | Chana dal Palak recipe | Palak Chana pal recipe

Chana Dal With Palak is a healthy combination of Palak Chana Dal made into a tasty curry Recipe full of protein and calcium.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, north indian
Servings 4
Calories 180 kcal

Ingredients
  

Pressure Cook Dal

  • 1 Cup Split Bengal Gram / Chana dal
  • 2-3 Cups Water / Pani
  • ½ Tsp Salt to taste / Namak
  • 1 Tbsp Oil /Tel
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric / Haldi

For Cooking

  • 2 Tbsp Oil / Tel
  • 1 Inch Cinnamon / Dalchini
  • 2 Black Cardamom / Badi elaechi
  • 2 Bayleaf / Tej patta
  • 1 Tsp tsp Cumin / Zeera
  • 1 Tsp Ginger / Adrakh paste
  • 1 Tsp Garlic / Lasan paste
  • 2 Medium Onion / Pyaz
  • 2 Slit Chillies / Hari ya Lal mirch
  • 2 Medium Tomatoes / Tamatar
  • Salt to taste / Namak swad anusar
  • ½-1 Tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 Tsp Coriander powder / Dhaniya
  • ½ Tsp Turmeric / Haldi
  • ½ Tsp Garam masala
  • 2 Cup chopped Spinach / Palak
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh Coriander / Dhaniya
  • Some Butter cubes

Instructions
 

  • Pressure cook Dal adding Water,Salt and Turmeric until it’s about 80% cooked.
  • In a Kadai heat Oil.In the hot Oil keeping heat low add Dalchini,Badi elaechi,Tej patta and Zeera.
  • Let spices roast in hot Oil for about 20-30 seconds.Then add Ginger-Garlic paste.Give it a stir and just within 20-30 seconds add Onions.
  • Sauté over medium-high stirring occasionally till they turn golden brown.
  • Now drop in chopped Tomatoes along with Salt.Continue sauting till the Tomatoes get mushy of soft.
  • Next again putting heat low drop in the spices -Chilli powder, Turmeric, Coriander and Garam masala.
  • Give a stir and within a minute add chopped Palak.Putting heat on medium -high,stir and cook till the Palak settles down.
  • Now adding about 1/2-1 cup Water cover and cook the Palak on low for about 5-7 minutes.
  • After this we will add the pressure cooked dal and then again cook it covered for another 5-7 minutes or until everything gets tender or soft.
  • At last add some chopped fresh Coriander and Butter before serving.

Step by step how to make the Palak Chana Dal recipe

  1. Pressure cook Dal adding Water, Salt and Turmeric until it’s about 80% cooked.
Pressure cook Palak Chana Recipe

2. In a Kadai heat Oil.In the hot Oil keeping heat low add Dalchini, Badi elaechi, Tej Patta and Zeera.

Add spices to temper Chana Dal With Palak

3. Let spices roast in hot Oil for about 20-30 seconds. Then add Ginger-Garlic paste. Give it a stir and just within 20-30 seconds add Onions and slit chillies..

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4. Sauté over medium-high stirring occasionally till they turn golden brown.

5. Now drop in chopped Tomatoes along with Salt. Continue sauteing till the Tomatoes get mushy or soft.

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6. Next again put heat low drop in the spices -Chilli powder, Turmeric, Coriander and Garam masala.

Palak dal recipe

7. Give a stir and within a minute add chopped Palak. Putting heat on medium-high, stir and cook till the Palak settles down.

Palak chana recipe

8.Now adding about 1/2-1 cup Water cover and cook the Palak on low for about 5-7 minutes.

Chana dal palak Ki sabzi

9.After this we will add the pressure cooked dal and then again cook it covered for another 5-7 minutes or until everything gets tender or soft.

Chana dal Palak Dhaba style

10.At last add some chopped fresh Coriander and Butter before serving.

Add butter to Chana dal with spinach and tomato

Notes

You can adjust the consistency of gravy as per your own likings.

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