Servings: 4

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 2

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

Cooking Time: 20 Minutes

Ready In: 30 Minutes



  1. pick and wash the lentils
  2. take the lentils in a pressure cooker with turmeric powder
  3. add 2 cups of water and pressure cook for 3-4 minutes or till the dals become soft and mushy
  4. mash the dals and keep a pan, heat ghee
  5. fry the cumin and then add the chopped ginger and fry for a add the chopped chili and fry for half a minute
  6. fry for a add the chopped spinach
  7. add red chili powder and asafoetidasaute for 7-8 minute till the spinach becomes soft and stops releasing water on a medium flame.its time to add the mashed lentils now
  8. mix the lentils with the spinach.add water around ½ cup to 1 cup depending on how thick or thin you want the dal to be.finally add salt and simmer the palak dal for 6-7 minutes.serve palak dal hot with rice and a side vegetable dish or salad or raita.

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