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Alu Palak Recipe

Aloo Palak Recipe is also known as Potato Spinach Curry, Aloo Saag, Aloo Palak gravy or sabji. Palak is usually found in winter season.

Ingredients for Aloo Palak/Aloo Saag:

500 gms. chopped spinach leaves (palak ke patte)
2 table-spoon oil
1 onion
3-4 potatoes, cooked and cubed (Aloo)
1 t-spoon salt
1/2 t-spoon cumin (jeera)
1/2 t-spoon turmeric (haldi)
1 t-spoon ginger paste (adrak)
1 t-spoon garlic paste (lahsun)
1 tomato
1/2 t-spoon coriander (pisa dhaniya)
1/4 t-spoon chili powder (Lal Mirch)

 

How to make Aloo Palak/Aloo Saag:

  • Make a puree of tomato and onion separately using a blender.
  • Take a non-stick frying pan and put oil in it. When it starts heating up add onion and tomato paste to it, stir it. Cook on low-medium heat until it gets light brown.
  • Then, add ginger, garlic paste, coriander, cumin, turmeric and chili powder and stir it will, Continue heating for 2 mins.
  • Add the chopped mustard greens and potatoes (Aloo), and cook for 25 minutes on simmer heat with a cup of water,Stir well
  • Cover with a lid during cooking, let the spinach blend with the spices.
  • Serve hot Aloo Palak with chapati, roti or pulao.