Quick to make and good to eat is the perfect caption for Palak Ki Subzi! This is a tasty vegetable dish and it is full of good nutrients too. Palak Ki Subzi takes just about 10 minutes to make!
- 2 bunches spinach (approximately 1 lb or 500 gms)
- 2 tbsps vegetable/ canola/ sunflower cooking oil
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 2 dry red chillies broken into 1" bits
- 8-10 cloves of garlic chopped very fine
- 1 large onion sliced very thin
- 1/2 tsp red chilli powder (reduce if you want less heat)
- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp raw mango powder (amchoor)
- Salt to taste
- Chop off the stems on the spinach close to the roots and throw roots away. Wash the spinach very well under running water till absolutely clean.
- Drain fully (use a salad spinner if necessary) and then chop coarsely. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a deep pan on a medium flame. When hot, add the cumin seeds and cook till they stop spluttering. Now add the dry red chilli and allow to cook for 30 seconds or till darker.
- Add the finely chopped garlic and fry till it starts to turn a pale golden color. Now add the onions and fry till soft.
- Add the spinach and mix well. Cook uncovered till the spinach wilts slightly.
- Add all the spices and salt to taste. Stir well to mix all ingredients. Cook for another 3-4 minutes and turn fire off.
- Serve hot with a lentil dish like Masala Daal and Chapatis (for a vegetarian meal) or Dahi Gosht (lamb in yoghurt sauce) and Chapatis (for a non-vegetarian meal).