Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Alu Palak


Palak (spinach leaves) - 1 bunch

Potato - 2

Onion - 1 big

Tomato -2 medium size

Garlic - 4 flakes

Ginger - 1 small piece

Jeera (cumin) powder - 1 tsp

Dhaniya (coriander) powder - 1 tsp

Salt - as required

Jeera whole - for seasoning.

Oil for seasoning

Green chillies - 4


Boil the palak (spinach leaves) and grind in a wet grinder with tomato,onion,green chillies,garlic and ginger.

Now take a kadai pour 2 tblsps oil and season with jeera, then pour the ground palak mixture and mix thoroughly.

Now add salt jeera powder and dhaniya powder and mix .

In the meanwhile peel the potato skin and cut into cubes and cook .

Now add the cooked potatoes to the palak gravy and mix well.

Keep on stirring till the raw smell goes and the palak is cooked.

After the palak is cooked remove from fire and serve hot with phulkas,rotis,nan,poori etc.


  1. Wow! looks tempting, with the winter approaching, spinach will be available abundantly.I hope I am able to publish my comment.

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  3. looks delicious..alu and palak..both comfort foods..

  4. Comforting, healthy and yum. .Perfect for roti.looks delicious.

  5. Delicious aloo palak, looks prefect for me...

  6. Healthy and yum !Nice recipe! As pari said, eve i find it difficult to leave comments in ur blog.

  7. looks really good. definitely a good way to get some iron into the body!i'd love to know of some other iron rich dishes/food sources! anyone?

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  9. oh! that reminds me of my palak in my vegetable basket in the refrigerator... Pade pade sad gaya hoga!!!!! I've to cook it, tomorrow....

    And this variation with potato, is good...


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  11. Awesome.. reminds me to get some spinach and cook some scrumptious stuff like this. Thanks for sharing.