Saturday, December 03, 2005

Potato in Spinach Gravy (Bangaala dumpa Paalakura)

Posting a healthy nutritious leafy gravy dish today.This goes well with rotis or any flavoured rice dish like pulao or kothimiri annam (coriander rice).


4 potatoes boiled,peeled and cubed
3 medium onions sliced finely
3 green chillis slit length wise
1 big bunch of spinach leaves (palak,paala kura)tear into big pieces
1 tsp cumin seeds
5 garlic flakes chopped
10 curry leaves
1 tsp red chilli pwd
1 tsp coriander pwd
1/3 tsp cumin pwd
1/4 tsp garam masala pwd

Boil 2 cups of water and add spinch,onions and green chillis.Let it cook for 7-8 minutes.Cool and make a paste of it.
Heat 1 tbsp oil in a cooking dish.Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
Now add the garlic and curry leaves and fry for 20 seconds.
Now add the spinach paste,chilli pwd,cumin pwd,coriander pwd and salt.Mix well.
Let this cook well till oil seperates.Keep stirring once in a while during the cooking process.
Now add the boiled cubed potatoes and mix well.Add one cup water and cover and cook till you get the desired gravy consistency.Adjust salt.
Add garam masala and garnish with coriander leaves.


anthony said...

palak is my fav dish.. I don't evem make a paste.. just cook by putting everthing bachelor recipe ... but its a very healthy food... potatoes and palak

Stephanie said...

Oooh...this looks good! I'm actually eating left-over matar panir and matar allo, with garlic naan! Thanks for the recipe...

Sowmya said...

hey this one looks good i like both palak and potato