Thursday, December 30, 2010

Aloo Palak / Potatoes in ground spinach



Today I am sharing the recipe of Aloo Palak which is a great dish that goes well with chapati and rice.

Ingredients

Potatoes ~ 2 Nos 
Spinach ~ 1-2 bunch (Depends upon how much gravy you prefer. I used  one bunch of spinach as I don't want my potatoes to be in a lot of green gravy.)
Green chillies ~ 3-4 Nos
Onion ~ 1 No
Tomato ~ 1 No
Coriander powder ~ 2 tsp
Chilly powder ~ 1 tsp
Garam masala ~ 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder ~ 1/4 tsp
Lemon juice ~ 1 tsp
Chopped coriander ~ 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Oil

Method

  • First cook potatoes by adding enough water and little salt for about 15 minutes. Allow it to cool and then peel the skin of the potatoes and cut it medium size square pieces.
  • Then take spinach and wash it properly. Then put spinach in hot water for just 1-2 minutes.Not more than that. Then immediately put it in a colander and place it under cold running water for less than a minute and keep it aside.
  • Then coarsely grind spinach, garlic and green chillies by adding 2-3 tbsp of water.
  • Heat oil and add cumin seeds. When it pops up, add chopped onions and saute till it become soft. Then lower the flame and add coriander powder, chilly powder , garam masala and turmeric powder and fry for less than a minute. Add chopped tomato and fry for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Then add ground spinach mixture followed by cooked potatoes, salt and 1/4 cup water and cook covered for about 10 minutes in medium low flame. Do stir in between and make sure it doesn't stick to the bottom of the pan.
  • Finally add lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves and remove from the flame after 1-2 minutes.
Cheers!!



14 comments:

Swathi said...

Aloo palak looks delicious. nice recipe.

Treat and Trick said...

Very interesting style of cooking, healthy and yummy combo. Happy New Year!

Vani said...

Lovely clicks, Jisha!

Smita Srivastava said...

A very Happy new year to you n ur family , loved going thru ur wonderful blog !!!

- Smita
www.littlefoodjunction.blogspot.com
(fun foods for little eaters

Gayathri's Cook Spot said...

Yummy combination and lovely clicks..

Pushpa said...

Aloo palak looks delicious...

Rumana Rawat said...

Wish you and family a happy and prosperous new year. This looks awesome:)

Jay said...

interesting recipe..
My Heartiest Wishes for 2011..:)
Tasty appetite

Malar Gandhi said...

Thats really an inviting dish...makes me very hungry:)

Wish you and your family, happy new year:)

aipi said...

Have a great n prosperous 2011 dear!!
Delicious curry..loved your version!

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Smitha said...

tempting potatoes...
Have a safe and healthy New Year Jisha!

Jaisy James said...

adipoli ayittundallo

Sarah Naveen said...

yummy yumm!!!

Jay said...

Hy, Am your happy new follower now..:))
Tasty appetite

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