Dal Saag

Oh this heart warming dish comes from my Bua’s house. Lots of greens, radish and lentils. It is a prefect dish to be eaten bowl-fuls by itself or with rice or chapati. πŸ™‚

You shall need: [Serves 2 hungry people]

300 gms… Spinach [Blanched in salt water]

fist ful of Methi leaves [Cut and washed]

2…Medium Radish [Cut in small pieces and washed]

10 ….Radish greens [I used the baby leaves]

1/2 cup…. Split moong dal [Wash and soak for 15 min]


2… green chillies [Finely chopped]

1 tbsp… Oil

1/2 tsp… Jeera

1/2 tsp… Ginger garlic paste

1… Medium onion [chopped]

1…small tomato [chopped]

1.5 cup…water

Red chilly powder

Pinch of Haldi


  • In a cooker, add oil.
  • Put in the green chillies and jeera.
  • Add onion and cook until translucent.
  • Add the tomato and cook until it is done.
  • Add radish, red chilly powder, salt and a pinch of haldi.
  • Add the spinach, methi and radish leaves.
  • Add dal and and water.
  • Give 3 whistles on full flame and 1 on medium.
  • Let the steam escape.
  • Mix it well and serve with steam rice or chapati

dal saag


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