Dal Palak – Indian Lentils with Spinach in a Slow Cooker

Dal Palak

Dal Palak
Serves 8
Delicious Indian spiced lentils with spinach.
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
4 hr
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
4 hr
219 calories
33 g
8 g
4 g
14 g
2 g
304 g
357 g
2 g
0 g
2 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
304g
Servings
8
Amount Per Serving
Calories 219
Calories from Fat 34
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g
6%
Saturated Fat 2g
10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 8mg
3%
Sodium 357mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates 33g
11%
Dietary Fiber 16g
66%
Sugars 2g
Protein 14g
Vitamin A
111%
Vitamin C
33%
Calcium
10%
Iron
30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 2 cups lentils or split peas
  2. 6 cups water
  3. 1 lb spinach, chopped
  4. 1 onion, finely chopped
  5. 1 garlic clove, minced
  6. 2 tbsp butter or oil
  7. 1 tsp salt
  8. ½ tsp turmeric
  9. ½ tsp chili powder
  10. ½ tsp cumin powder
  11. ½ tsp cardamom powder
  12. ½ tsp ginger powder
  13. ½ tsp ground cloves
  14. ½ tsp chili pepper flakes
  15. 1 tsp mustard seeds
  16. 1 tbsp lemon juice (½ lemon)
Instructions
  1. Wash and drain lentils then add them to a slow cooker with the water.
  2. Mix in the other ingredients, except for the lemon juice.
  3. Cover and cook on high for 4-5 hours or low for 8 hours.
  4. Stir in the lemon juice at the end of cooking time.
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calories
219
fat
4g
protein
14g
carbs
33g
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  1. 11/10/2015

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