Monday, February 7, 2011

Aloo Palak Subji

Healthy vegetarian side dish prepared with potatoes and spinach

  1. Potato- 3 large
  2. Onion- 1 small, thinly sliced
  3. Tomato-1 medium,chopped into small pieces
  4. Green chillies-2,slit
  5. Spinach- 1/4 kg, chopped fine
  6. Garlic- 4 pods, thinly cut
  7. Red chilly powder- 1 teaspoon
  8. Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon
  9. Cumin seeds-1/4 teaspoon
  10. Mustard seeds-1/2 teaspoon
  11. Salt- 1-2 teaspoon
  12. Curry leaves- a handful
  13. Oil-1 1/2 tablespoon
  14. Water- to boil potatoes

  1. Cut the potatoes into chunks and pressure cook with a little salt and turmeric and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan
  3. Splutter mustard seeds,cumin seeds.
  4. Add onion,garlic and saute till soft.
  5. Add the chopped tomatoes, green chillies till they blend well with onion.
  6. Add curry leaves, red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt,mix well.
  7. Add the potatoes and mix well.
  8. Add the chopped spinach and stir well 
  9. Cover and cook under low heat for 5-10 minutes,stirring in between.
  10. Remove from fire when the spinach is cooked
  11. Serve hot
Serves as a perfect side dish for rotis/ rice. Potato lovers will love this for sure!


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  2. Nice combination yummy yummy potato is my all time fav.....