Tasty Palak Aloo

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 500 g - spinach
  • 3 - medium potatoes
  • 2 - onions
  • 2 - tomatoes
  • 5 to 6 - green chillies chopped
  • 1.5 tsp - ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp - garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp - garam masala
  • 1 tbsp - kitchen king masala
  • 1 tsp - jeera powder
  • 3 to 4 - tejpatta
  • 7 to 8 - curry leaves
  • 1/4 cup - grated coconut
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • 1 to 1.5 tbsp - ghee
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Tasty Palak Aloo

  • Wash the spinach and grind it to fine paste (you can also finely chop it).
  • Finely chop onions and tomatoes. Peel the potatoes, cut them into equal small rectangles and soak them in water for 10 mins.
  • Take oil in a pan, heat it and add mustard seeds to the oil.
  • When the seeds splutter, add cumin seeds, tejpatta, curry leaves, ginger paste, garlic paste and green chillies.
  • Fry for a minute, add turmeric powder and red chilli powder to it.
  • Now add the finely chopped onions and fry them till golden brown.
  • Add the tomatoes and potatoes to it.
  • Add salt as per taste.
  • Add 1/4th cup of water, cover the pan with a lid and let the potatoes cook on a medium flame.
  • Once the potatoes start breaking easily, fry them for some time so the water evaporates and potatoes turn golden brown.
  • Keep them aside.
  • In a pan take ghee, add coconut and grinded spinach to it.
  • Add garam masala, coriander powder, cumin powder, kitchen king masala to it.
  • Now add water and let it cook till the spinach turns deep dark green and the gravy becomes thick.
  • Add the potatoes and cook for a minute or two.
  • Add salt if required.
  • Can garnish it with coconut and chopped onion.
  • Served best with parathas.

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