Palak Aran / Spinach curry / Palak Curry

This recipe is from vidarbha (eastern region of Maharashtra). I have learnt this yummy curry from my lovely sister-in-law Shalini. Thi...


This recipe is from vidarbha (eastern region of Maharashtra). I have learnt this yummy curry from my lovely sister-in-law Shalini. This is very simple and healthy curry, goes superb with plain rice.

Serving for -2

Ingredients

Palak / Spinach - 1/2 bundle (Wash the spinach and chop roughly) 
Besan / gram flour - 1 tbsp
Small tomato - 1 (cut into cubes)
Green chilies - 2-3 (finely chopped)
Cloves of garlic - 4 (minced)
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Pinch of asafoetida
Salt to taste

Procedure

  • Add spinach, 2 cups of water, turmeric powder, green chilies, tomato and salt to taste in a pressure cooker. Cook till 2 whistles. Once the pressure goes away, open the lid. Mash the spinach little bit by adding more water if required.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, pinch of asafoetida and cumin seeds. Let them splutter. Add minced garlic and saute for few seconds. Add in cooked spinach along with water in it. Bring it to boil. Add besan and mix well. Let it cook for 5 minutes. Serve hot with plain rice.

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  1. we call this keerai kootu..ya very healthy & tastes great with rice.. good one poonam :)

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  2. Yummy and delicious looking spinach curry. Looks wonderful.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  3. Healthy dish, goes well with rice rt, nice picture..

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  4. very healthy n delicious curry...addition of besan flour sounds interesting...
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  5. This looks very yummy n delicious..very healthy too..loved it

    Maha

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  6. healthy n delicious curry..

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  7. this is super.i have so much palak ..i'm going to make this for lunch to morrow!thank you:)

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  8. This looks absolutely yummy..I should try this soon...Bookmarking this one..

    Aarthi
    http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/

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