Aloo Palak Recipe (Potatoes Spinach Curry)
Aloo palak is an easy healthy delicious side dish with spinach, potatoes and Indian spices. This aloo palak curry is very mildly spiced, comforting and tasty. Best served with rice or roti or can be used as filling for wraps and sandwiches.
- 4 cups spinach leaves finely chopped
- 2 cups potatoes cubed
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
- 1/2 cup onion finely chopped
- 2 green chilies slit
- 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste or minced ginger garlic
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
- 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
- salt to taste
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
Prep the spinach leaves as mentioned above. Finely chop the cleaned leaves.
Next scrub and peel the potatoes. Cut them into cubes. Also finely chop the onions.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan. Temper with mustard and cumin seeds. Add slit green chilies and saute well.
Add the finely chopped onions and saute well.
Add cubed potatoes and mix. Cook in open pan for 6-7 minutes.
Add the chopped spinach or palak leaves and mix well.
Add required salt, 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder and 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder, garam masala and ground coriander
Mix well and continue to cook.
Cook for 6-7 minutes in medium flame until potatoes are well cooked.
Remove from flame, add lemon juice and mix well. Serve aloo palak warm or cool it down and pack in lunch.
Use fresh and tender spinach leaves for best results.
Serve warm or cool to room temperature and pack in lunch box
Serving: 3g | Calories: 79kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 140mg | Potassium: 274mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3850IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 2mg