Friday, July 8, 2011


                                                         Yet another simple and healthy north indian gravy.It is has dhal and palak perfect helathy combination.It tastes really good with phulkas and hot rice and it is quiet easy to make.

You will Need

  • A bunch of Delhi Palak leaves
  • One cup of Tur Dhal
  • Two Onions chopped
  • Two Tomatoes chopped
  • Few tbs of Tamarind juice
  • One tbs of powdered Jaggery
  • A pinch of Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Half tsp of Chilli powder
  • Half tsp of Garam Masala powder
  • Half tsp of Cumin and Coriander 
To Season
  • Few tbs of Oil or Ghee
  • One tsp of Mustard seeds
  • Half tsp of cumin seeds
  • Few Cloves
  • Few Red chillies
How To
  1. Chop the palak leaves and wash them three or four times.
  2. Pressure cook the tur dhal with Turmeric powder.
  3. Heat oil or ghee in a pan and season with the things given above.
  4. Add onions and fry till brown and add tomatoes and palak leaves.
  5. Add salt,chilli,turmeric,cumin and coriander powder and cook.
  6. Add tamarind juice and jaggery and the cooked dhal.
  7. Boil for few minutes and add garam masala powder.

  • Serve hot with Rotis,Nans or Rice.


RENU said...

it s so healthy n yummy

RENU said...

i will make this...can we use any palak....or only delhi palak?

jaya's recipes said...

hi renu thank you for your comment!you can use any palak but this one tastes very good!

RENU said...

thanks uma...i will make it n let u know...i made bread paneer rolls seeing ur family loved was so tasty....i like ur website....thanks for tasty recipes.