Friday, September 14, 2012

Matar Palak

















Ingredients :

1 bunch of spinach
1 cup of green peas
1 medium sizwd tomato
1 medium sized onion
1 medium sized boiled potato
3-4 green chillies
1 tsp. cumin seeds
A pinch of asofetida
1 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste


Method :
  • Cut spinach leaves and wash them properly.
  • Boil the cut spinach for 10 minutes in a very little amount of water.
  • Allow to cool for sometime.Grind thecooled spinach alongwith the greenchillies to a fine paste.
  • This paste must be semiliauid.
  • Chop onion and tomatoes into small pieces.
  • Cut the boiled potato into evenly shaped cubes.
  • Heat oil in a pan.Add the cumin seeds and asofetida.
  • Add the onions,peas and tomatoes.
  • Fry for 2-3 mins.Add the potato cubes and allow to cook on medium flame for 5 mins.
  • Once the onions and tomatoes are cooked, add the spinach-chilli paste to the above.
  • Add turmeric powder and salt to taste.
  • Simmer it for 10 mins. Tastes good with rotis/parathas.

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