Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Aloo Palak

During one of our visit to a resturant we got to taste the aloo palak.My little one loved it..I was happy to learn that she likes palak. I had a bunch of palak in fridge, and decided will make aloo palak for her. She liked it a lot..This is how i made them


Fresh spinach - 1 bunch

Finally chopped Onion - 2 (medium sized)

Potatoes - 2 (medium sized, boiled and peeled)

Finally chopped Tomato - 1

Green chillies - 2

Ginger - a small piece

Red chilli powder - 1 tsp(I have used kashmiri chilli powder)

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Cumin Powder - 1/4 tsp

Garam masala - 1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds - 1 tsp

Oil - 2 Tbsp

Salt - To taste


1) Wash the cut spinach and place them in a pan along with a pinch of salt and with very little water and allow it cook.

2) When the spinach is cooked, drain the water, allow the spinach to cool and make a coarse puree of them along with greenchillies and keep it aside.

3) Cook, peal and cube the potatoes and keep it aside.

4) Heat oil in a kadai, add the cumin seeds and allow it splutter.

5) Add finelly chopped onions and saute till the onions turn pink.Then add the finelly chopped tomatoes, ginger and saute for sometime

6) Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, cumin powder and saute till the gravy leaves oil.

7) Add the cubed potatoes and fry for 2 minutes and then add the coarse paste of spinach and salt and allow it to become semi soild.

Serve hot with Rice, Naan or Chappathi.


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