Easy Aloo Palak

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Fresh palak - 1 bunch
  • 2 - medium sized potatoes
  • 3 to 4 pods - garlic
  • A small piece of ginger
  • 2 - large onions
  • 2 to 3 - green chillies
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - coriander cumin seed powder
  • 1 tsp - Garam masala or curry powder

How to Make Easy Aloo Palak

  • Wash and boil palak with the garlic pods, ginger and chopped onions (chop the onions into quarters) and green chillies.
  • After it is cooked, allow it to cool and remove from the vessel.
  • Run it in the mixer for just few seconds and keep the paste aside. Do not add water unless necessary.
  • Cut potatoes into cubes and boil it in a vessel.
  • Add salt and turmeric powder to potatoes.
  • Once potatoes are cooked, drain the water and keep aside.
  • Take a little ghee in a pan and add 1/2 tsp of cumin seeds.
  • Once it splutters, add the palak and onion paste. Let it boil for few minutes.
  • Now, add the boiled potatoes, a little garam masala or curry powder, coriander cumin seed powder and also some water if needed.
  • Let it boil for a few minutes more till the potatoes absorb the flavour.
  • Season with fresh cream if you like.
  • Serve hot with hot phulkas, rice or pulao.