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

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


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!


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

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.