Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Aloo Palak Recipe / Potato Spinach Recipe / Easy side dish recipe for Rotis & Parathas

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Aloo Palak is a very healthy and classic delicacy from Punjabi cuisine. This tasty recipe can be prepared at home in less than 20 minutes. In this recipe the potato cubes are cooked and sautéed in a mildly spiced spinach gravy. It can be served with..any bread or rice.
Here goes the easy recipe..
Ingredients:
·         Potato                      - 2
·         Palak chopped         - 2 cups
·         Oil                            - 2 tsp
·         Cumin                      -1 tsp
·         Onion                       - 2
·         Ginger garlic paste    -1 tbsp
·         Turmeric pwd            -a pinch
·         Red chilly pwd          - 1 tsp
·         Coriander pwd          - 1 ½ tsp
·         Garam masala pwd   - ½ tsp
·         Butter                       - 1 tsp
·         Fresh lemon juice      - few drops
·         Salt to taste
Method:
1.     Wash and pressure cook potatoes till soft.
2.     Peel off the skin.
3.     Slice to bite-sized cubes and keep ready.
4.     Clean, wash and slice palak / keerai / spinach to fine pieces.
5.     Heat oil in a fry pan.
6.     Add cumin seeds, bay leaf and allow to crackle.
7.     Add sliced onions and saute till light brown.
8.     Add ginger garlic paste and toss.
9.     Add turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd, coriander pwd, salt and garam masala pwd.
10.  Stir good in low flame for 2 mins.
11.  Add sliced tomatoes and cook well.
12.  Now add sliced spinach leaves and stir.
13.  Keep in medium flame and allow the spinach to cook for 3 to 4 mins.
14.  Turn off flame and allow to cool.
15.  Add it to blender and grind to coarse mixture.
16.  Heat butter in a frypan.
17.  Add the freshly ground palak mixture to the pan and combine.
18.  Add cooked and cubed potatoes and stir. Cook covered for 5 mins in low medium flame.
19.  Squeeze few drops of fresh lemon juice.
20.  Mmmm….yummy Aloo Palak Subzi is ready.
21.  Serve hot with coriander leaves garnishing.
22.  It pairs up best with tandoori roti, paratha or with any Indian bread recipes.
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10 comments:

  1. Delicious and healthy dish...

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  2. Such a delectable combination-Aloo and palak...nice clicks!!!

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  3. Lovely combo!!! Yummy click dear

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  4. Lovely combo!!! Yummy click dear

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  5. It looks like methi (fenugreek leaves) to me not palak (spinach)..is it?

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  6. This perfect combo looks super yummy!

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  7. Ohh thats a new way of making Aalu Palak, looks much more palatable than the usual curry,.

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