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Aloo Palak (Potato and Spinach Curry)

Aloo Palak (Potato and Spinach Curry)

Aloo Palak (Potato and Spinach Curry) is easy to prepare and flavorful Indian dish, where potatoes and spinach are cooked in aromatic spices!

Best Aloo Palak Potato Spinach

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How To Make Aloo Palak (Potato and Spinach Curry)

I have been making aloo palak for many years now and it is still a huge hit when I serve it. I boil the potatoes and add it to the cooked spinach with a blend of aromatic spices.

I normally blend the spinach but decided not to do so this time. People eat with their eyes and the pureed greens look like baby food. Imagine photographing it as well, just too difficult to make it look appealing.

 Aloo Palak (Potato and Spinach Curry)

However, whether you puree the spinach or chop, the flavors taste absolutely amazing! It is delicious served with roti, naan or rice. I served mine with gluten-free flatbread and it was so delicious. Some of my popular curry dishes are:

  1. Jamaican Spicy Potato Curry
  2. Butternut Squash Coconut Curry
  3. Curry Cabbage

Aloo Palak (Potato and Spinach Curry)

I love leafy greens in all varieties and I try to eat them pretty much on a daily basis. I have eaten even wild greens such as

  1. Dandelion
  2. Purslane
  3. Lambsquarters
  4. Nettle
  5. Plantain
  6. Sorrel

My love for greens leads me this past summer to the local farmers market where I would purchase my weekly supply of wild edible greens from old Farmer John. I was excited to see what he had brought to the market and he never ceased to amaze me. He even brought the Spanish needle.

Although I grew up with Spanish needle all over Jamaica and now here in Florida, I never tried eating it, so  I had to go and do some research. Here are some of the many health benefits!

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Per portion
Energy:
197 kcal / 823 kJ
Fat:
7 g
Protein:
4 g
Carbohydrate:
30 g

Ingredients

For: 4 people
Preparation:
10 min
Cooking:
30 min
Ready in:
40 min

Instructions

  1. Boil potatoes in large pot until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain water and set aside.

  2. Heat oil in a large saucepan on medium-high heat, add cumin seeds until sizzling. Add onions and cook until soft, about 3 minutes.

  3. Add garlic and ginger and cook for another minute, stirring constantly

  4. Add coriander, cumin, turmeric, paprika.

  5. Stir in spinach and cook stirring until wilted, about 2 minutes.

  6. Season with salt. Add potatoes and stir occasionally for flavors to blend, about 3 minutes.

Notes

 

  1. This recipe is really forgiving so you can make variations of it.
  2. Add 1/4 cup coconut milk to make it more creamy.
  3. Add pepper if you want it spicier.
  4. Add a chopped tomato and cook longer to add gravy.

 

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2 Comments
  1. Jon
    October 18, 2017

    5.02

    I made this for dinner last night. So beautiful! So delicious! My spouse hates Indian food and reluctantly ate a small amount. No worries, I happily ate the rest for breakfast and lunch. I have it along with a Red Pepper Curry and the combination was divine. It really satisfied my craving for Indian food. Not to mention, this is the best palak I have made … even off of Indian websites.

    • Michelle Blackwood
      September 9, 2018

      Wow, Jon I’m just seeing your comment. I’m so happy you enjoyed it and thank you very much for your feedback.