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PLAIN PALAK RECIPE



PLAIN PALAK -  This is a wonderful dish with fresh palak. This recipe is extremely easy to make  and goes very well with roti's :). 

Preparation time : 15 mins
Cooking time : 20 mins.
Serves : 4

For this recipe you need

1 bunch of fresh spinach, washed and chopped
2 medium sized onion, chopped roughly
1 big sized well ripened tomatoes, chopped
2 cloves garlic
1/2 tsp. of cumin seeds
1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder
2 tsp. of chilli powder
1 tsp. of coriander powder
1/2 tsp. of garam masala powder
2 tbsp. of yoghurt
Salt
Oil

Preparation

Grind the onions,tomtoes and garlic to a smooth paste and keep it aside. Now whizz the roughly chopped spinach in the blender and keep it aside.


Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed pan and fry the cumin seeds until they turn dark. Add the onion-tomato mixture ,cover and cook until the gravy becomes thick.


Tip in the spice powders and salt, and stir until well blended. Now add the spinach puree.


Reduce the heat and cook for about 10 mins.  Switch off the flame, finally add yoghurt and mix well until well blended.


Plain palak is ready to be served.............


Serve this delicious plain palak  hot with roti's or naan and enjoy :)


Aruna Manikandan

I am a passionate cook and love to experiment various cuisines , in my kitchen. This blog is my humble attempt to register a copy of recipes that I learn and try . Feel free to experiment with my recipes and adjust accordingly to suit your taste and requirements.Hope you enjoy :)

48 Comments

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  1. Yummy palak.Hope will goes well with rice too...

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  2. Wow tempting picture n nice step by step explanations

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  3. wow this looks awesome.drooling

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  4. Delicious palak...looks very tempting..Would love to have with some rotis

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  5. healthy ,quick and delicious.loved such type of recipes:)

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  6. This looks absolutely delicious and have never had anything like this. Will make it this weekend.

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  7. oh very good recipe....never tried this version with palak....

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  8. awesome.plain palak looks so delicious. As usual nice recipe

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  9. Looks so delicious,healthy curry

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  10. I make it too...but the addition of curd is different.
    Looks tasty.

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  11. I dont use curd in the simple palak prep but this would give it a 'tart' flavour. Looks delicious.

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  12. Its really nice to have simple palak without all the paneer or aloo. Looks very delicious.

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  13. Wat a healthy and delicious palak.

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  14. Wat a healthy and delicious palak.

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  15. Healthy & tasty, amazing!!
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  16. Thanks Aruna for visiting and your lovely comments. You have a nice collection of recipes here. I am your new follower now.
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  17. Will try for sure. new to me ... love to have with roti :)

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  18. looks very healthy and creamy..

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  19. lovely pics and nice recipe Aruna!

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  20. Healthy n nutritious....my daughter's favorite.

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  21. Woww.. I love Palak.. and this is one easy and yummy recipe.. :D

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  22. Wow looks so nice .

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  23. Very healthy, looks delicious :-)
    PACHANTI

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  24. Hi Aruna ,

    Plain palak looks absolutely delicious and have never had anything like this. Aruna Keep on !!!
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  25. Sounds like a nice idea, my kid loves palak, so he should be happy with this recipe :) pretty presentation!

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  26. This is a different way of making spinach than how I make it at home and it looks great! I like the idea of adding yogurt - great recipe dear

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  27. Interesting and innovative.. never tried this way.. happy to follow u.. pls visit and join ma space in ur free time dear:)
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  28. Hi Aruna,

    Thank you for your visit to my blog and

    thank you for your valuable comment on my post.

    I wish your regular support to me

    Aruna. Keep on...

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  29. yummy recipes...happy to follow u..do visit my space in your free time...

    Shabbu's Tasty Kitchen

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  30. Hi Aruna

    Please collect ur award...
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  31. I've never had this before, but sounds good!

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  32. This dish is not 'plain palak' but 'yummy palak'! So inviting and tasty! very good pics too!

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  33. Love to have it hot with rice and ghee.

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  34. very nice pictures and looks very yummy too...love ur space

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  35. So nice .. I never do Palak alone.. My kids love Palak Paneer .. They love palak rice.. So this should be good option too...Will try for sure this will go well with all dishes..

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  36. A very new dish to me! Looks yummy dear!

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  37. Healthy & Simple palak recipe :)
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  38. looks nice. healthy n quick recipe;;

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  39. A healthy and very tasty dish. Always love spinach in any preparation. A must try recipe. Thanks for visiting my space, following back you gladly. Please keep in touch.

    Today's recipe:
    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.com/2012/10/chicken-shashlik.html

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