Matar Palak

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 - bunch of spinach
  • 1 cup - green peas
  • 1 - medium sized tomato
  • 1 - medium sized onion
  • 1 - medium sized boiled potato
  • 3-4 - green chillies
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • A pinch of asafetida
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Matar Palak

  • Cut spinach leaves and wash them properly.
  • Boil the cut spinach for 10 minutes in a small amount of water. Allow to cool for some time.
  • Grind the cooled spinach along with the green chillies to a fine paste.
  • This paste must be semi-liquid.
  • Chop onion and tomatoes into small pieces.
  • Cut the boiled potato into evenly shaped cubes.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add the cumin seeds and asafoetida.
  • Add the onions, peas and tomatoes.
  • Fry for 2-3 mins. Add the potato cubes and allow to cook on medium flame for 5 mins.
  • Once the onions and tomatoes are cooked, add the spinach-chilli paste to the above.
  • Add turmeric powder and salt to taste.
  • Simmer it for 10 mins.