Alu Palak ki Sabzi

imageIron-rich Spinach cooked minimally to maintain color, flavor and nutrition….along with some potatoes to make one delicious healthy sabzi! Try making it this way, you will love it!

You will need…

2 large potatoes peeled and diced. Immerse in water to prevent browning.
1 1/2 cup blanched spinach minced.
1 small onion finely chopped (optional)
2 tsp ginger green chili minced
2-3 cloves of garlic chopped (optional)
2-3 whole red chillii
1/2 tsp red chili pwdr
1/2 tsp dhania pwdr
1/2 tsp haldi
1 tsp jeera
Salt to taste.
Heat oil, add jeera and follow with chopped garlic and whole red chillies. Cook for a minute.
Add the minced ginger and green chilli, cook for another minute.
Add the chopped onions. Cook for 2-3 minutes till they become translucent.
Add the diced potatoes along with the salt, haldi, red chili pwdr, dhania pwdr. Stir to combine and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Now add a sprinkling of water, cover and cook for 8-10 minutes…till cooked through.
Insert a knife to check that the potatoes are cooked.
Now add the blanched minced spinach.
Cook on medium high, for 3-4 minutes.
Check seasoning and adjust salt n spices….if required.
At this stage, if you like add a tsp of ghee….lends wonderful aroma and flavor to the dish.
Serve warm with Dal-Roti-Chawal!
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For blanching the spinach….

Wash and drain spinach leaves.
Microwave on high for 2-3 minutes.
Alternatively immerse in boiling hot water for 2-3 minutes.
Transfer spinach to a bowl filled with ice water.
Once cool drain and use as needed.

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