Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Aalu Palak (Potato & Spinach Veggie)




This is a quick fix Aalu Palak Recipe. We've enjoyed it a lot. :)
I hope to get feedback from all those who try this out.
Enjoy !!

INGREDIENTS:

Spinach - 2 bundles or 2 bags, chopped
Potato - 2 large, cut into big cubes
Onion - 1 large, finely chopped
Tomato - 2 medium, finely chopped
Garlic - 2 to 3 cloves, finely chopped or crushed
Ginger - 1/2 inch cube, finely chopped or crushed
Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Jeera (Cumin) Powder - 1/2 tsp
Dhania (Coriander) Powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves - finely chopped
Water - 1/2 cup
Oil - 1 to 2 tbsp
Salt to taste

COOKING TIME: 45 mins

SERVING: Serves 6





METHOD:

1. Boil or microwave the potatoes, keep aside.
2. Steam the chopped spinach leaves, let it cool.
3. In a deep pan add oil, let it heat.
4. Add chopped onion, fry till transparent or done.
5. Add chopped tomatoes, fry till oil separates.
6. Add ginger and garlic, fry for 30 to 40 seconds.
7. Add Turmeric, Red Chilli Powder, Jeera (Cumin) Powder, Dhania (Corriander) Powder.
8. Add the boiled and cut potatoes. Mix it well with the onion-tomato cooked masala.
9. Make a paste of the steamed spinach leaves in a blender, add water if required.
10. Add the blended spinach paste to the potatoes in the pan.
11. Mix well, add chopped coriander leaves for garnish.

Serve Hot !!
Goes well with all kinds of breads - Rotis and Parathas.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...
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Amz said...

D asked - Hey Amrita, Nice recipe. How did you retain that green color of spinach?

Hi, thanks for visiting my blog. I boiled the spinach and dint over cook it. That ways it retains its green color.

Best !

apskitchen said...

Hey Amrita i will surely try this out.... gotta c it thru orkut will keep visiting regularly nd will love to c u at my space always

Amz said...

Thanks Apskitchen !

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