Aloo Palak Sabzi Recipe (Sautéed Potatoes with Spinach)

On Thursday, 03 September 2009 22:22
Aloo Palak Sabzi Recipe (Sautéed Potatoes with Spinach)
SERVES: 3 to 4 servings
TIME: 40 Minutes

Aloo Palak Sabzi Recipe is a simple and easy dish made from boiled potatoes and sautéed spinach, delicately spiced cinnamon. Potatoes high in starch and carbohydrates and spinach rich in iron and minerals, cooked with low fat ingredients makes is a perfect lunch box meal for kids and adults. Serve it parathas or a bread roll and end it with a cold cup of butter milk.


  • 3 large potatoes, boiled and cut into cubes

  • 500 grams of spinach, washed and chopped

  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced

  • an inch piece of grated ginger

  • 2 large tomatoes, finely chopped

  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder

  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon of garam masala powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon of cumin seeds

  • Oil for cooking

  • Salt to taste

Directions for Aloo Palak Sabzi Recipe

  1. To begin making the Aloo Palak Sabzi Recipe; we will first cook the spinach and separately. 

  2. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan; add the chopped spinach, a little salt and saute the spinach until it becomes soft and tender. As the spinach cooks, you will notice that it releases water. Once soft increase the heat to high and saute the spinach until all the water from the spinach is vapourised. Turn off the heat, transfer the spinach to another dish and keep aside.

  3. Wipe the same pan clean with the paper towel. Heat a tablespoon of oil; add in the cumin seeds, ginger, onions and sauté until the onions are lightly browned.

  4. Add the potatoes, sprinkle some salt and stir fry until the potatoes are lightly roasted. Add the chopped tomatoes, turmeric, red chilli powder, cinnamon powder, garam masala powder and salt. Stir until all the ingredients are well combined.

  5. Sauté this mixture for a couple of minutes until you get flavors arising from the dish and the potatoes get well coated with the spices. At this stage stir in the sautéed spinach.

  6. Cover the pan and simmer for another couple of minutes. Turn off the heat, transfer the sabzi to a serving dish.

Serve Aloo Palak Sabzi with Tava Parathas and Kadhi for a weeknight dinner or even for lunches at home. This vegetable also makes a great dish that you can make for parties.

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Archana Doshi
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