How to make Spiced Lentils With Spinach -

Healthy red lentils cooked with spices and fresh spinach.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Red lentils (मसूर), Baby spinach leaves (बेबी पालक के पत्ते)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Spiced Lentils With Spinach

Spiced Lentils With Spinach Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Spiced Lentils With Spinach Recipe

  • Red lentils 1 3/4 cups

  • Baby spinach leaves 1 cup

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onion chopped 1 large

  • Garlic crushed 1 cloves

  • Cumin powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Ginger paste 1/2 teaspoon

  • Vegetable stock 1 1/2 cups

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1 tablespoon

  • Parsley chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Lemon rind for garnish


Step 1

Heat olive oil in a pan. Add onion, garlic, cumin powder and ginger paste and sauté till the onion starts to brown Add lentils and enough stock to

Step 2

cover the lentils and bring the mixture to a boil. Lower the heat and cook until the lentils are tender. Add spinach and stir. Then add mint leaves, coriander leaves and parsley.

Step 3

Add lemon juice, salt and pepper powder and stir. Transfer into serving bowl and garnish with lemon zest. Serve hot.

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