16 Apr


Plain Palak…..Are you looking for a quick side dish recipe then here it is,
a great accompaniment to roti or flavoured rice…..A simple yet delicious delicious recipe…..
• 2 big bunch spinach / palak washed
• 2 green chillies
• 1 tblsp melon seeds
• 1/2″ ginger
• 1/2 onion sliced
• 1/2 onion chopped finely
• 2 tomatoes pureed
• 2 finely chopped greenchillies
• 1 tblsp ginger garlic paste
• 1 tsp garam masala powder
• 1/2 tsp chilly powder
•1 tsp kasuri methi
• 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
• a pinch sugar(or1/4 tsp depending on your liking)
• salt
• 1 tblsp cream (optional )
•2 tsp oil
•1 tblsp butter


▪Blanch palak in water along with 2 greenchillis, melon seeds ,ginger and 1/2 sliced onions till onions are soft… immediately stain water and wash this under running cold warter add and set aside for a while  and cool and then grind this to paste..
▪Heat kadai add oil and ghee, add cumin seeds let this pop
▪ add onions ,gingergarlic paste, greenchillies and saute well
▪ Add chilly powder saute this awhile
▪ Add tomato puree and cook till oil starts leaving sides
▪Now add palak puree and cook till a good boil or till the raw smell disappears
▪Add salt ,sugar ,garam masala powder mix well ..
▪At the end add cream and kasuri methi mix and serve with jeera rice, peas pulav,ghee rice or Rotis…

* If melon seeds are not available use 10-12 cashews
* add green chillies according to your taste


Plain palak

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Posted by on April 16, 2016 in SIDE DISH


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