Palak Makkai Malai

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Palak Makkai Malai

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