Maharashtrian Palak Bhaaji

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Maharashtrian palak bhaaji, as the name says, is a recipe native to Maharashtra region of India. The recipe is made using spinach so it has high nutritional value.

The vegetarian recipe is good source of healthy minerals and vitamins. It is best served as a side dish. You can learn how to make this at home in original Maharashtrian style with the help of our recipe guide.

It is easy to make this recipe using boiling technique. The recipe also involves boiled chana dal and peanuts, cooked altogether with spinach. Buttermilk and besan is added for extra flavor and taste. Roasted coconut can also be added to make the bhaji extra delicious.

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Matki Usal(Sprouted Matki or moth with spices), Spicy Chicken Chilli , ROUCH BEER CHICKEN WINGS WITH SPICY HABANERA CHILLY DIP , Narthangai Pachadi

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  • 1 bunch - spinach
  • 1/4 cup - soaked channa dal
  • Peanuts - few
  • Buttermilk - 25 ml
  • 1 tbsp - besan
  • Green chillies - 2
  • 2 tbsp - coconut
  • Coriander leaves - few sprigs.
  • Salt and sugar to taste.
  • 3 tsp - ghee
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • A pinch - asafoetida

How to Make Maharashtrian Palak Bhaaji

  • Boil soaked channa dal, peanuts and spinach together and mash it well.
  • Add salt, sugar, and chopped green chillies to it.
  • Cook this mixture on a medium flame.
  • Now, mix besan with buttermilk.
  • Add it in while stirring continuously.
  • Allow it to boil for sometime.
  • Add roasted coconut and coriander leaves.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and splutter cumin seeds and add asafetida.
  • Add this to the bhaaji.
  • Serve hot.