Hariyali Dal Recipe

Hariyali Dal is a delicious dish made with spinach, methi, coriander and red lentils. Learn how to make/prepare Hariyali Dal by following this easy recipe.
Hariyali Dal Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 9.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 ½ cups Split Red Lentils (masoor dal)
  • 1 cup Fresh Spinach (chopped)
  • ½ cup Methi Leaves (chopped)
  • ½ cup Coriander Leaves (chopped)
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 1 Tomato (chopped)
  • 6 Garlic Cloves
  • 4 Green Chillies
  • ½ tsp Ginger (chopped)
  • 2 tsp Mango Powder (amchur)
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds (jeera)
  • ½ tsp Haldi (turmeric) Powder
  • 3 tbsp Ghee
  • Salt to taste
How to make Hariyali Dal:
  • Blend garlic cloves, green chillies and ginger into a fine paste and keep it aside.
  • Take the methi leaves, coriander and spinach in a pan and boil them together with water.
  • Strain out the remaining water and keep the boiled leaves aside.
  • Now boil the masoor dal with two cups of water in a separate vessel.
  • Heat the oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds to the heated ghee.
  • When the seeds crackle, add the chopped onion.
  • Saute for 2 minutes. Then add the already prepared garlic, ginger and chilli paste and saute for a while.
  • Now add the cooked dal, boiled leaves, chopped tomatoes, chilli powder, turmeric powder, amchur and salt.
  • Cook for a few minutes and then remove from the stove.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot Hariyali Dal with parathas or steamed rice.