Palak Sambhar

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15 mins Cooking Time
1 Serving
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 15%
Carbs 43%
Fats 42%
Gluten Free
Lactose Free
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Up your iron, total fiber and protein game with this zero trans fat, gluten free, lactose free, no dairy and no added sugar pulses recipe that is perfect for beginners and masterchefs. The popular vegetarian kerala recipe is a perfect breakfast, dinner or lunch dals, sambhars & kadhis dish.


  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Spinach (Palak)
  • 3 Tbsp Chopped Tomato
  • 1 Tbsp Pigeon Pea Dal (Tur)
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 3 Tsp Chopped Onion
  • 5 No. Curry Leaves (Kadi Patta)
  • 1/2 Tsp Sambhar Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Mustard Seeds (Rai)
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 Tsp Asafoetida (Hing)
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Cook tur dal and keep ready

  • Step 1

    Heat oil in a kadhai, add rai, hing, kadi patta, chopped onion, tomato, salt, water and stir well

  • Step 2

    Add red chilly powder, sambar powder, haldi cooked tur dal, chopped palak, water to adjust consistency

  • Step 3

    Lastly, garnish with coriander leaves and mix well

  • Step 4

    Serve with idli, dosa or rice

Healthy Twist

A Sprinkle of Black Sesame Seeds Is an Excellent Source of Antioxidants and Helps Regulate Blood Pressure

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Chickpea Flour (Besan)
Black Pepper
Red Chilli
Asafoetida (Hing)
Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(139gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 9gm 3.4%
Dietary Fiber 3gm 10.1%
Protein 4gm 7.5%
Total Fat 4gm 5.5%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 93 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 27 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 16 minutes
  • Bicycling 13 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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