Thursday, October 29, 2009

Dry palak (spinach) curry


Palak Spinach - 1bundle (fresh)

Jeera - 1 tsp

Urad dal (black gram dal) - 1 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

Hing (asafoetida) - a pinch

Fresh grated coconut - 2 Tblsps

Salt - as required

Oil for seasoning

Sambar powder -2 tsps (optional)

Whole red chillies - 2


Wash the palak (spinach) thoroughly and cut into fine pieces.

Take a kadai and pour little oil in it and season with jeera (whole cumin) seeds,mustard seeds,urad dal and a pinch of hing and 2 whole red chillies.

Now put the palak on the seasoning and cook adding a little salt and sambar powder.

You can also close the kadai with a lid and cook on slow flame.

Now open when the palak is cooked ,put off the gas and put fresh grated coconut on the palak and mix nicely.

Now the palak is ready to be served.

You can have it with hot rice and ghee on top of it and this palak curry, it will be delicious ,or in whichever way you want to have it.


  1. delicious and healthy curry dear.........thank you for adjusting ur comment box..before I was not able to write comments here...

  2. Wow.. that's a new recipe.. Never tried it this way!! Glad you were able to adjust your comment box settings. Happy blogging :)

  3. spinach in all forms are going to be healthy. Thank you for giving a variation..

  4. ya this is nice..with greens the simpler the better...

  5. Yummy..I have posted a slightly different dish in our blog sometimes back..:-)
    And yes, you are a sweet friend :D

  6. Healthy and yummy recipe..Looks great.

  7. I always prefer making gravy dishes with palak as I don't know any dry palak dishes... this one is going in my list to try...

  8. I do it in a similar way too; I simply love spinach no matter how it is prepared.

  9. They look so delicious and healthy.

  10. Going green, last post was green peppers today is palak what a colourful dish. Yumm and healthy!