Palak Toovar Dal


Palak Toovar Dal

A Favorite North Indian Side Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 5 people



  • Wash and soak the toovar dal for 2 hours in hot water. Drain and keep aside.
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  • Combine the soaked toovar dal, spinach, grated ginger, green chillies, turmeric powder, salt and 3 cups of water and pressure cook for 3 - 4 whistles.
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  • For the tempering, heat oil in a pan. Add the bay leaves, cloves, whole red chillies, cumin seeds and asafoetida.
  • When the seeds crackle, pour the tempering over the cooked dal.
  • Mix well and simmer on a low flame for 15 - 20 minutes till the dal thickens and is according to the consistency required.
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  • Serve hot with steamed rice.
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