Spinach and Lentil Blend

By      03-Sep 2021       Reading Time: 2 Mins

Spinach and Lentil Blend

Spinach and Lentil Blend is a special dal prepared with the goodness of spinach. With the tinge of spicy taste made using onions, chillies with added tadka, this dal is the new version of dal that you should count on to.

Nutritional Benefits:

Lentils are energy dense, have a good amount of fibre and improve digestion. They contain antioxidants which help in managing chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart diseases.


  • 10 grams lentils
  • 20 grams onion
  • 20 grams tomato
  • 40 grams spinach (boiled)
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 4 -5 cloves
  • 1 inch cardamom
  • Salt and pepper as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili powder
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3-4 sprigs fresh coriander
  • 1 teaspoon soybean oil

Calorie count
Per Serving:

  • Nutrition Info
  • Amount
  • Calories
  • 142.2 kcal
  • Carbs
  • 13.5 grams
  • Protein
  • 4.1 grams
  • Fats
  • 6.8 grams


  • Firstly, clean, wash and soak the dal for 30 minutes and strain it.
  • Take a pressure cooker, add 2 cups water, salt and turmeric. Mix well and pressure cook till 2-3 whistles.
  • In another pan, heat oil and saute onions, tomato, boiled spinach followed by all the spices such as cinnamon, chili powder, garlic and coriander powder.
  • Cook this mixture for a few minutes.
  • Now transfer this mixture to the pressure-cooked dal. Cook it for 5- 10 minutes more.
  • Add lemon juice and garnish with fresh coriander. Serve hot.

Over to you:

Try out this spicy and tangy recipe and pamper yourself with its delicious taste and flavour.

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