One Pot Creamy Spinach Lentils Recipe

A perfect blend of spinach leaves and red lentil with a creamy and rich based gravy.

Monika Manchanda
One Pot Creamy Spinach Lentils Recipe
128 ratings.

One pot Creamy Spinach Lentils is a heavenly dish where we use lentils and Spinach is a match made in heaven whether it is the north Indian style Dal Palak Andhra style palak pappu or this creamy one pot spinach lentils which inspire it flavors from an American bake. It is perfect for a meal. 

Serve the One Pot Creamy Spinach Lentils for a sunday brunch  with some garlic bread on the side and Piña Colada Recipe (Pineapple with Coconut Milk Mocktail) for a refreshing drink. 

Here are few more spinach recipes which you can try at your home. 

  1. Spinach Paneer Kofta Recipe
  2. Palak Chole Recipe
  3. Garlic Spinach Balls Recipe

Cuisine: Continental
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

90 M

Total in

100 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Masoor Dal (Whole)
  • 1 cup Spinach , chopped
  • 1/2 cup Rocket leaves , chopped(optional use more spinach if you don't have)
  • 2 teaspoon Butter
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • 1 Tomato , chopped
  • 1/4 cup Fresh cream
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1/2 cup Dry white wine
  • 2-3 Basil leaves
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli flakes

How to make One Pot Creamy Spinach Lentils Recipe

  1. To begin with the One Pot Creamy Spinach Lentils first, in a heavy bottom pan heat butter and add chopped onions to it, Sauté till the onions are translucent and add the washed lentils to the same.

  2. Sauté for 2-3 minutes and add water to just cover the lentils, cover and cook for 45mins - 1 hour till the lentils are full cooked (you can alternatively use a pressure cooker to fasten this process)

  3. Add wine, spinach, rocket and tomato at this stage and let it simmer for 5-6 minutes.

  4. Add chilli, basil leaves, cream and milk. Bring to a boil and turn of the gas. Let the lentils stand for 15-20 minutes to absorb flavours before serving.

  5. Serve the One Pot Creamy Spinach Lentils for a sunday brunch  with some garlic bread on the side and Piña Colada Recipe (Pineapple with Coconut Milk Mocktail) for a refreshing drink.

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