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Alu Palak Sabzi (Spinach and Potato dry version)

Spinach potato aka alumni palak sabzi
                Spinach potato dry curry


Spinach Potato aka Alu palak sabzi

Alu Palak is an easy to cook, simple and classic dish made with finely chopped Spinach and diced potatoes. It can be eaten with Chappati or Boiled rice.  This dish is very nutritious and rich in Iron. It should be consumed atleast thrice a month.

Let’s start with the quick recipe.


Spinach ( Palak )- 1 KG

Potatoes- 3-4 medium sized cut into cubes

Tomatoes- 2

Onions- 1 medium

Garlic Paste- 1 ½ Tsp

Ginger Paste- 1 Tsp

Salt- add to taste

Red Chili Powder- 1 Tsp

Crushed Chilies- ½ Tsp

Turmeric Powder- ½ Tsp

Fenugreek Leaves (Qasuri Meethi)- 1 Tsp

White Cumin Seeds- ½ Tsp

Green Chilies- 3

Oil- 1 Cup


Cut spinach finely and wash thoroughly. Now boil in water for 10-15 minutes and strain it. In a separate pan put oil and saute finely cut onion. Add crushed chilies and white cumin seeds and fry a little. Now add garlic paste, ginger paste, salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder and fry a little. Now add finely chopped tomatoes and diced potatoes; add half cup of water.

When water dries fry a little and add boiled spinach and fenugreek leaves and fry well for 5 minutes. Now add ¼ cup water, cover the pan and reduce the flame to very low. When all the water dries garnish it with chopped green chilies and whole chilies.

6 comments on Alu Palak Sabzi (Spinach and Potato dry version)

  1. I got married last month and am really bad at cooking
    Your easy-to-follow recipes are giving me the confidence to cook 🙂
    I tried this recipe today and it was an instant hit with the family 🙂
    Keep up the good work. JazakAllah 👍

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