Saag Aloo (Spinach and Potato)

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Total Time:
15-30 mins
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Palak (Spinach) Leaves- 350 grams
  • Aloo (Potatoes) – 4 nos about 500 grams
  • Mustard Seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • Olive Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Green Chili – 3 (optional )
  • Turmeric – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Saag Aloo (Spinach and Potato)

How to Make Saag Aloo (Spinach and Potato)

  • Wash, drain and chop the spinach leaves.
  • Peel, wash and cut the potatoes into small cubes of 1/2×1/2 inch.
  • Slit the chillies lengthwise, de-seed if so desired.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan.
  • Add mustard seeds and allow it to sputter.
  • Add potatoes and stir fir for about 2 to 3 mins till slightly crispy. Stir in the turmeric for a few seconds.
  • Add palak, you will soon see water releasing, allow it to dry up.
  • Reduce flame to the lowest setting and allow to cook for 15 mins till it is done.
  • If you prefer the leaves not soft and blended, then you can take of the flame so that water dries up.
  • Add green chillies and salt to taste.