Palak Huli

Palak Huli

Palak Huli is tasty and also nutritious. 

Ingredients : 1 cup=100 ml

  • Palak-250 gms
  • Tomato-1
  • Tur dal-3/4 cup
  • Grated coconut- 3/4 cup
  • Tamarind- small lemon sized ball
  • Salt
For sambar masala:
  • Byadgi Red Chillies-2
  • Coriander seeds-2 teaspoons
  • Mustard- 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin- 1 teaspoon
  • Methi/fenugreek seeds- 1/4 teaspoon
  • Cloves- 2 (Optional)
  • Curry leaves- 5-6
  • Hing powder-3/4 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder- A pinch


Step 1: Wash palak after adding a spoon of salt in water.

Step 2: Wash tur dal, soak it in a cup of water in the cooker. Add a pinch of turmeric and hing. Keep it for about 5 minutes.
Soak tur dal in cooker with a pinch of turmeric and hing for 5 minutes.

Step 3: Meanwhile, chop palak. Add it to the cooker where tur dal is soaked. Cook it for 5-6 whistles.

Step 4: Temper in a spoon of oil: red chillies, coriander seeds, mustard, cumin seeds, methi seeds, curry leave, hing powder till mustard sputters. Add a pinch of turmeric powder at the end.

 Step 5: Meanwhile, pour the cooked palak and dal to a vessel and add tomato. Keep it on a low flame. Add one teaspoon of salt.

Step 6: Grind grated coconut with roasted spices (from step 4). Add it to the vessel. Add salt and sugar(1 teaspoon). Keep it on low flame for 10-15 minutes till the raw smell of palak disappears.

 Step 7: Add curry leaves and boil for five minutes. Add coriander leaves at the end. Enjoy!

Palak Huli


  1. Tried this recipe with malabar spinach, and, is a five star stuff..

  2. Glad that it was good..Thank you!


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