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lasooni palak recipe | lehsuni palak | palak lasooni | garlic spinach curry

easy lasooni palak recipe | lehsuni palak | palak lasooni | garlic spinach curry
Course curries
Cuisine north indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author Hebbars Kitchen

Ingredients

for palak puree:

  • 3 cup water for boiling
  • 1 bunch palak / spinach
  • 3 cup cold water for rinsing
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 chilli

for curry:

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 pods cardamom
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp besan / gram flour
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

for tempering:

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large vessel get 3 cup water to a rolling boil.
  • add 1 bunch palak into boiling water.
  • allow boiling for 2 minutes or until palak blanches well.
  • drain off the palak and drop into ice-cold water. this helps to retain the green colour of palak.
  • transfer the blanched palak into the blender.
  • add 1 inch ginger, 1 clove garlic and 3 chilli.
  • blend to smooth puree without adding any water. keep aside.
  • in a large kadai heat 1 tbsp butter and saute 1 bay leaf, 2 pods cardamom, 1 inch cinnamon, 1 tsp cumin and 1 tsp kasuri methi until it turns aromatic.
  • further, saute 1 onion until the colour changes slightly.
  • additionally, add 1 tbsp besan and saute until besan turns aromatic.
  • now add ¼ tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp coriander powder, ½ tsp garam masala and ¾ tsp salt. saute until spices turn aromatic.
  • furthermore, add palak puree and saute slightly.
  • also, add ½ cup water and mix well adjusting consistency as required.
  • simmer for 3 minutes or until flavours are absorbed well.
  • now add 1 tbsp lemon juice and mix well.
  • to prepare tempering, heat 2 tbsp ghee and saute 4 clove garlic until it turns golden brown.
  • also, add 1 dried red chilli and ½ tsp kasuri methi. saute slightly.
  • finally, pour tempering over lasooni palak and enjoy with roti.