Indian Aloo Palak Recipe

Making Indian food at home can be intimidating, but there are plenty of recipes like Aloo Palak, that are easy. These dishes from India prove just how simple it can be to cook versus takeout.  Check your pantry for stuff like aloo / palak.

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Aloo Palak Ingredients

Indian Aloo Palak

  • 300g palak (spinach)
  • 4 garlic flakes
  • 1″ ginger piece
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 4 green chilies, chopped
  • 150g aloo (potatoes)
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 4 tbsp ghee or butter
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp coriander and cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp fresh cream
  • Salt to taste
  • Method

  • Boil spinach with garlic, ginger, onions, green chilies. Blend them to a fine puree and keep aside.
  • Cut potatoes into cubes and boil with salt and turmeric. When boiled, keep aside.
  • Heat ghee in a pan, fry cumin seeds along with spinach-onion paste and let it boil for few minutes.
  • Now add the boiled potatoes, garam masala, coriander-cumin powder and water if needed. Boil for few minutes till the potatoes absorb the flavor.
  • Season with fresh cream if desired.
  • Serve hot with hot naans or rice.
  • Drain the rice and transfer to a serving plate. Serve the curry with the
  • spicy rice.
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