Zaikedar palak

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 250g - spinach, finely chopped
  • 2 - onions, finely chopped
  • 20g - ginger garlic paste
  • 5g - white pepper powder
  • 2 - tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 5g - black cumin seeds
  • 4 tbsp - oil
  • 50g - fresh dairy cream
  • salt to taste
  • grated ginger and green chillies
  • For bottle gourd raita:
  • 1 small - bottle gourd, grated & boiled
  • 400g - yoghurt
  • 2 tsp - sugar
  • 5g - ginger
  • 20g - coriander leaves
  • 1 - green chilli
  • 1/2 tsp - dried mint powder
  • salt to taste
  • a pinch - black salt

How to Make Zaikedar palak

  • Boil spinach in slightly salted water for 5 minutes while keeping the vessel covered.
  • Strain the boiled spinach and wash it in cold water. Keep it aside.
  • Take oil in a pan and add black cumin seeds and onions.
  • Add ginger garlic paste after onions are transparent in colour and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add boiled and cooled spinach, salt and white pepper powder and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add cream and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Garnish with grated ginger and green chillies.
  • To make bottle gourd raita:
  • Grind together ginger, green chilli, sugar and coriander leaves.
  • Beat the yoghurt and add the paste.
  • Add boiled bottle gourd, salt, black salt and mix them well.
  • Add dried mint powder and serve it with masala puri or pulao.

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