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Palak Mung Dal Curry Recipe | Spinach and Lentil Curry

Quick and Easy Spinach and Lentil Curry Recipe.
Course Curries
Cuisine Indian
Author Rakesh Prajapati


  • 250 gm Chopped Spinach.
  • 100 gm Cooked Split Green Gram Lentil or Mung Dal.
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds.
  • 2 tbsp Finely Chopped Garlic.
  • 1 tbsp Finely Chopped Green Chillies.
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder.
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder.
  • ½ tsp Shahi Garam Masala.
  • 2 Whole Dry Red Chillies.
  • Salt according to taste.
  • 4 tbsp Oil.


  • First of all heat oil in non stick kadai then add in cumin seeds and let them crackle, when cumin seeds starts crackling add garlic and cook it till become light pink colour.
  • Now add in green chillies and saute for little time then add in turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt and stir well then quickly add in spinach, lower the flame and cover and cook spinach for further few minutes, it will take about 5-7 minutes to cook.
  • After 5-7 minutes give it a check if spinach is cooked (If not cooked then cook it for further few minutes) then add cooked mung dal, shahi garam masala and mix well with spinach and other spices.
  • Now cover and cook it for 2 minutes, after 2 minutes turn the heat off and take out the delicious spinach moong dal curry in a serving plate and garnish with whole dry red chillies and serve hot.