Friday, 11 March 2016


This is a wholesome and healthy soup prepared with six types of dal and with nutrition loaded spinach .Today in the fast world no one have time for detailed cooking, but they need healthy & wholesome food, so I prepared this one which also can be taken with rice if you adjust the consistency , and also it is very easy to prepare.

Moong Dal Moong dal is a dieter friendly dal. This type of dal has minimal calorie and is a rich source of iron and potassium.
Chana dal or Bengal gram dal is one of the richest vegan source of dietary proteins. It is also rich in trace minerals like copper, manganese etc. Having this dal helps keep diabetes at bay.
Masoor Dal Masoor dal is very good for people suffering from bile reflux, and it also improves the blood circulation in the body.

Kabooli dal is a special variety of pulses that helps to increase haemoglobin levels as it is rich in iron and folic acid.  
Toor dal is one of the most popular dals eaten in India. This dal has immense amounts of complex dietary fibres that helps to regularise bowel movements.
Spinach is a super food loaded with tons of nutrients in a low calorie package. Dark leafy greens like spinach are important for skin and hair, bone health, and provide protein, iron, vitamins and minerals.


Moong dal, masoor dal, channa dal, black urad dal,/ kabooli dal,tuvar dal – ¼ cup(all dal of ¼ cup)
Turmeric powder                                         - ¼ tsp
Garlic                                                                        - 1 clove(optional)
Small onion                                                  - 1 no(optional)
Ginger                                                          - ¼ inch piece.
Palak leaves washed and finely chopped  -approx of ¼ cup
Lime juice                                                    - ½ tsp
Green chilli                                                  - 2 nos crushed
Salt                                                               - to taste.
Butter                                                           - a small cube (optional)


Wash the dals and pressure cook by adding garlic, small onions, ginger, turmeric powder adding enough water to cover dal.
Wash the palak leaves and in a pan sauté the leaves for two minutes adding a pinch of cumin seeds.
Take out the cooked dal and allow it to cool and whip it in the mixie & add the sauted palak and  give just a whip with the dal.
Heat a pan and add the blended dal, required salt, crushed chilli and palak and boil it for 3 to 5 minutes. (if the consistency is very thick add some boiled water to get the soup consistency).
Remove from flame and  add lime juice and garnish it with pepper powder and butter.

Hot protein rich, iron rich, mineral rich,yummy two in one Mixed Dal Spinach soup is ready to serve.
Serve it as soup or serve with white rice.

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