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Palak Makkai Malai Recipe

Palak Makkai Malai is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 16 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 bunch Spinach chopped
  • 3 Green chillies chopped
  • 1" piece ginger, grated
  • 1 small Onion
  • 2 tbsp green moong dal
  • 1/2 cup Corn kernels, boiled
  • 1/3 cup Cream or malai
  • 1/4 tsp - clove-cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tsp - punjabi Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - amchur (dried mango) powder
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp - Ghee
  • How to Make Palak Makkai Malai:

    1. Wash moong dal. Wash and drain spinach.
    2. Pressure cook together the following, with 1.5 cups water -- Spinach, dal, turmeric powder, clove-cinnamon powder, onion, ginger, chillies.
    3. When dal is soft, mash mixture with a fork or ladle.
    4. Heat 2 tbsp. ghee, add corn, spinach mixture, salt, amchur, and garam masala.
    5. Stir and cook till thick. Stir in beaten malai or cream.
    6. Stir till smooth. Take in serving dish.
    7. Heat remaining ghee, add chilli powder and pour over vegetable.
    8. Stir and serve hot with naan, roti, etc.
    9. Variation: Substitute with peas for corn or fenugreek or other favourite greens for spinach.



     

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