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Sunday, August 08, 2010

Alu Palak / Potato and Spinach Curry

alu palak


Potatoes 3 peeled and cubed
Spinach 2 bunches chopped
Onions 1 chopped
Green chillies 2 slited
Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
Cumin powder 1 tsp
Coriander powder 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Chilly powder 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
Kasuri methi 1 tbsp slightly roasted on a tawa and rubbed with the hands
Salt to taste
Oil 2 tbsp


Take oil heavy bottom kadai.Once hot add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
Add onions and green chillies and saute till onions are fried.
Then add ginger garlic paste and fry further for 3-4 minutes.
Add coriander powder,turmeric powder and cumin powder,saute again for 1 minute.
Then add the cubed potatoes pieces and salt.
Cover and cook till potatoes are half cooked.
Add spinach and kasuri methi and mix well.
Let it cook for another 3-4 minutes.Then add 1/2 cup water.
Reduce the flame and cook till water dries (not completely),lastly add red chilly powder.
Combine well and serve hot with rotis/parathas.

PS:Don't throw away the water used to blanch spinach,that water can be added to the curry instead of plain water.


  1. The picture is very very tempting. It is amazing how a beautiful pic makes even an ordinary food, extraordinary. Great job :)

  2. What a beautiful pic dear. It is amazing how a pic can make even an ordinary food look extra ordinary. Love it, great job !!!

  3. Very healthy yet tasty looking dish dear. Loved the color of the preparation.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  4. Looks yummy....I don't add onion in this dish... Goes very well with flaky parathas
    Hamaree Rasoi

  5. very new recipe to me .. love the way u have presented it here

  6. I love this curry...looks perfect for roti's

  7. Lovely combo...looks tempting and delicious.

  8. I love palak combination and this jus tlooks so so delicous. Espcially with roties.

  9. palak aloo looks so delicious ...beautiful click ...love spinach ...ur recipe makes me tempting


  10. healthy and tasty curry looks yumm..1s time to your fabulous space... do visit ymy site sometime..following you..


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