Aloo Palak

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 148.6
  • Total Fat: 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 255.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.7 g
  • Protein: 6.6 g

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Favorite Indian dish - serve with chapati Favorite Indian dish - serve with chapati
Number of Servings: 8


    3 medium potatoes cut into 1.5 in. chunks
    2 Tbs. olive oil
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    3 tsp. fresh ginger, minced
    2 tsp. ground cumin
    1 tsp. turmeric powder
    1 Tbs curry powder
    1 tomato, finely chopped
    1 10oz. package frozen spinach, thawed and thoroughly drained.
    1/4 tsp. fresh ground nutmeg
    salt and pepper to taste


1. Boil potatoes about 5 minutes (you do not want them completely cooked - about halfway cooked)

2. Meanwhile, heat oil over med-high heat. Add turmeric powder. Cook for about 30 seconds.Add onions, garlic and ginger. Cook until onions are translucent

3. Add cumin powder, turmeric powder, curry powder. Let cook for about 1 minute, stirring constantly.

4. Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they are completely mashed and oil starts to rise to the top.

5. Add drained spinach and nutmeg and stir well to get it all blended.

6. Add drained potatoes and about 1/2 - 1 cup water and bring to boil.

7. Reduce heat and simmer covered about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

8. Remove from heat, add salt and pepper to taste, and serve with chapati or other fresh bread.

Serving size is a very generous 1 cup.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JENNTX77.

TAGS:  Vegetarian Meals |

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    All smiles here. I added some unflavored protein why to the mix to up the protein level otherwise the recipe was made as listed. I served it over brown rice also. - 9/22/19

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    Very Good
    This is a wonderful and healthy recipe!

    - Vaskrith
    - 8/18/09

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    Have tried this recipe twice and the taste was really really Good!!!! - 10/22/08

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    Very Good
    This was very good. I served it over brown jasmine rice. - 7/14/08

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    Very Good
    I thik it's better if you make your own curry powder (I use 1tsp chilli powder, 1tsp cummin, 1tsp paprika, 1 tsp black pepper and 1 tsp ground fenugreek.). - 7/8/08