dal palak is an easy and simple to make recipe of spinach with lentils.
pick and wash the lentils. take the lentils in a pressure cooker with turmeric powder.
add 2 to 2.5 cups of water and pressure cook for 5 to 6 whistles or till the dals become soft and mushy.
mash the dals and keep aside.
in a pan, heat ghee. fry the cumin and then add the chopped ginger and fry till the raw aroma of ginger goes away.
saute for some minutes till the spinach becomes soft and stops releasing water on a medium flame.
now add the mashed lentils now. 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 5 to 6 minutes.
serve dal palak hot with rice and a side vegetable dish or salad or raita.