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Palak Saag Recipe – Spinach Greens – How to make Palak Ka Saag

Palak Saag Recipe – Spinach Greens – How to make Palak Ka Saag

Palak saag or spinach greens is a highly nutritious and delicious saag recipe prepared exactly the same we make sarso saag. Spinach is a good source of iron and vitamins and should definitely be included in our daily meals. You can make this saag recipe with any combination of greens as per your preference and availability. In case sarso leaves or mustard is not available then this simple and easy variation to the authentic sarso saag recipe is a good option for you.

This spinach saag recipe makes a perfect combo with any Indian bread like parantha, chapatti or naan. Infact, it goes well with plain or jeera rice as well. To make this devouring and perfect main course dish, all you need to do is just follow this simple recipe with step-by-step pictures and relish eating it. You and everyone at your home will surely love eating this palak saag recipe for sure!

Directions

Getting ready:

1. Remove the stalk and wash the spinach leaves twice with water thoroughly. Drain out the excess water and chop them finely.

 

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2. Boil the chopped spinach leaves with a cup of water in a pan or a wok. Check later.

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3. Cover the spinach and let it simmer on low-medium flame till cooked through.

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4. Meanwhile, let us prepare the masala. For this, heat a pan with 2 tbsp of oil and splutter cumin seeds first.

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5. When the seeds crackle, further add asafoetida and coriander powder. Saute the spices for a while then add maize flour to it.

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6. Now add tomato-green chilly-ginger paste to the wok and keep stirring constantly until oil starts leaving the edges of the masala.

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7. Then add red chilly powder to the masala and mix it well.

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8. Check spinach to see if cooked through or not.

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9. Add the prepared masala into the spinach and mix everything really well.

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10. Now add salt and ½ cup of water to the wok and give a stir to mix everything really well.

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11. Cover and cook it for 6-7 minutes on low-medium flame.

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12. After 6-7 minutes, add chopped coriander leaves to it.

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13. Spinach saag is now ready, transfer it to a serving bowl.

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14. Garnish this mouth-watering and nutritious spinach saag with ghee and few coriander sprigs.

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15. Serve this steaming hot with any any Indian bread like chapatti, parantha or naan. It also makes a great combo with plain or jeera rice.

Palak Saag Recipe - How to make Palak Ka Saagpalak saag
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Spinach – 500 grams
  • Tomatoes – 2 (paste)
  • Green chilly – 2 (paste)
  • Ginger – 1 inch (paste)
  • Green coriander – 2-3 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Maize flour – 2 tbsp
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Ghee – 1-2 tbsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Red chilly powder – ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp or to taste
Instructions
  1. Remove the stalk and wash the spinach leaves twice with water thoroughly. Drain out the excess water and chop them finely.
  2. Boil the chopped spinach leaves with a cup of water in a pan or a wok. Check later.
  3. Cover the spinach.
  4. Meanwhile, let us prepare the masala. For this, heat a pan with 2 tbsp of oil and splutter cumin seeds first.
  5. When the seeds crackle, further add asafoetida and coriander powder. Saute the spices for a while then add maize flour to it.
  6. Now add tomato-green chilly-ginger paste to the wok and keep stirring constantly until oil starts leaving the edges of the masala.
  7. Then add red chilly powder to the masala and mix it well.
  8. Check spinach to see if cooked through or not.
  9. Add the prepared masala into the spinach and mix everything really well.
  10. Now add salt and ½ cup of water to the wok and give a stir to mix everything really well.
  11. Cover and cook it for 6-7 minutes on low-medium flame.
  12. After 6-7 minutes, add chopped coriander leaves to it.
  13. Spinach saag is now ready, transfer it to a serving bowl.
  14. Garnish this mouth-watering and nutritious spinach saag with ghee and few coriander sprigs.
  15. Serve this steaming hot with any any Indian bread like chapatti, parantha or naan. It also makes a great combo with plain or jeera rice.