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Saturday, March 24, 2012

Chole Masala Flavoured Spinach & Potatoes (Masalewale Aloo Palak)

North Indian Vegetarian Main Course Special
Punjabi Cuisine
Chole Masala Flavoured Spinach & Potatoes (Masalewale Aloo Palak)
Serves 2

Ingredients:
Potatoes - ¾ Cup, Parboiled, Peeled & Cubed
Spinach (Palak)- ¾ Cup, Blanched & Pureed
Ginger-Garlic (Adrak-Lehsun) Paste- 1-½ Tsp.
Extra Light Olive Oil/Pomace Oil- 2 Tsp.
Onion Puree- 3 Tbsp.
Milk- 1 Tbsp.
Red Chilli Powder- 1 Tsp.
Punjabi Chole Masala- 1 Tsp.
Salt- To Taste
Fresh Cream- 2 Tsp., For Garnish

Method:

Heat Oil
Add the Ginger-Garlic Paste, Onion Puree & Saute till Golden in Color
Add the Spinach Purée, Milk, Red Chilli Powder, Chole Masala, Salt, about ¼ Cup of Water & Mix Well
Let the Gravy Simmer on Low Flame till the Potatoes are blended with the Gravy well
Check the Seasoning
Garnish with Fresh Cream & Serve Hot!


Serve Hot with Phulka, Dal, Set Curd!

Tips:

Mashed Potatoes and Spinach blend beautifully with the Punjabi Chole Masala here

This Recipe is Easy to make, Different Flavours due to Chole Masala & has a Nice Finger licking Gravy
It takes about 5 to 7 Minutes of Preparation Time & 5 Minutes of Cooking Time


Variations:
Can be made in a Microwave through the Method given below:

In a Microwave Safe Bowl, Mix Oil, Ginger-Garlic Paste, Onion Paste
Cover & Microwave on High for about 2-3 Minutes
The Onions should look just like they have lost water & become Translucent/Light Golden in color

Add the Spinach Purée, Potatoes, Milk, Chilli Powder, Chole Masala, Salt and about ¼ cup of Water, Mix Well & Microwave on High for about 1-2 Minutes

Garnish with Fresh Cream & Serve Hot!

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  2. aloo palak curry recipe sounds delicious.

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