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Simple Aloo Palak Recipe

Simple Aloo Palak is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes
4.5

Ingredients

  • 3 cups - chopped Spinach
  • 2 - large onions, chopped fine
  • 2 - large potatoes, boiled and peeled
  • 1 - tomato, chopped
  • 2 - Green chillies
  • 1 inch - Ginger
  • 1 tsp - Lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp - Wheat or other flour
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - cinnamon-clove powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 2 pinches - Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tbsp - Butter
  • 4 tbsp - Ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Simple Aloo Palak:

    1. Put the washed spinach in a pan, add very little water (just a sprinkle) and a pinch of salt.
    2. Cover and boil over a high flame for 2 minutes.
    3. Cool quickly or hold under running water in a colander.
    4. Put in a mixie, add green chillies and run for a minute.
    5. Let it be slightly coarse. Do not make it very smooth. Keep aside.
    6. Cut the potatoes into big pieces. Heat ghee and fry potatoes till light brown.
    7. Drain the potatoes and keep aside.
    8. In the same hot ghee, add the cumin seeds.
    9. Add the ginger and onions and fry till very tender.
    10. Add the tomato and fry further for two minutes.
    11. Add all the dry masalas and fry till ghee separates.
    12. Add spinach and potatoes.
    13. When it resumes a boil sprinkle the flour and stir well.
    14. Boil for 2-3 minutes.
    15. Add lemon juice.
    16. Just before serving, heat butter in a tiny saucepan and add the asafoetida.
    17. Pour over the vegetables and mix gently.
    18. Serve hot with naan, parathas or rice.





     

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