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Showing posts with label spinach recipe. Show all posts

3 Mins. Palak/Spinach Sabzi


This is a classic 3 mins. healthy palak/spinach sabzi which is served as a side dish like raita and salad.

Raita Means - "an Indian side dish of yogurt containing chopped cucumber or other vegetables, and spices".


  • Spinach/ Palak - 2 cups
  • Black Pepper powder - 1 tsp.
  • Chili Flakes few
  • Oil - 1tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice - 3 tsp.


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over high heat. When hot, add spinach and cover with lid. 
  2. Stir spinach after 1 minute and replace lid.
  3. Cook 2 minutes more until wilted but still bright green
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste
  5. Spice up by adding 1/4 tsp. hot chili flakes and 1 tsp. lemon juice after first minute of cooking

Serve : Serve with rice or roti.

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Spinach/ Palak Rice


  • 1/2 bunch Palak / Spinach
  • 1/2 cup Moong Dal / Pasi Paruppu / Green Gram Split
  • 1 cup Cooked Rice
  • 2 tsp Haldi/ Turmeric owder
  • Salt to Taste

~ For Grinding:
  • 4 to 5 Green Chilies
  • 1/2 cup Grated Coconut
  • 3 tsp Cumin Seeds/ Jeera 

~ For Seasoning:
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • 2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 4 -5 Garlic flakes -chopped

Time Required: 30 mins


1) Boil palak and moong dal in a pressure cooker    

2) Grind together grated coconut, green chilies and cumin seeds

3) Put a reasonable size heavy bottom pan on the range and heat oil. add seeds, allow to splutter then add garlic chopped and fry them for minute or so

4) Then add the cooked palak and moong dal, salt and turmeric 

5) Lastly add the blended mixture and mix it well and cook it for 3 to 4 minutes

6) Mix the above gravy with cooked Rice and serve hot with papad/tortilla and raw onion.

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