Sunday, February 8, 2009

Aloo Palak (आलू पालक)

ALOO PALAK (आलू पालक)
( Aloo Palak is a nutritious Punjabi recipe.Palak Aloo is usually served with naan , chapati, and makki di roti or Jeera Rice. )

Ingredients :

2 cup Spinach , 1/4th cup finely chopped onions ,

2 cloves garlic finely chopped , 1/2 tspn crushed black pepper ,

2 tbspn oil. , 1/2 tspn Garam masala powder , 1/2 tspn red chilly powder ,

Salt to taste . 12-14 pieces long sliced potato.Oil to fry potatoes

Procedure :

Blanch the spinach for about 4-5 minutes and blend to form a fine paste.

Deep fry the potato pieces till they are well cooked.

Heat oil in a pan . Saute onion and garlic till golden brown . Add the spinach puree , pepper , salt to taste , red chilly powder , Garam Masala and mix well . Add the fried potatoes. Turn off the heat.Do not overcook the spinach as it tends to loose its fresh color and turns dark.

Replace the potato with Paneer to make Palak Paneer.


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