Potato and spinach curry (alor palak)

Main Dish
4 servings
20 min
30 min


Number of serving: 4
3 medium (abt 400g) potatoes - remove skin

1 tbsp turmeric powder

1 bunch (abt 200g) spinach (the smaller ones) - remove the roots, soaked in water and cut into 1 inch length

4 red chillies - cut into 2 and remove seeds

5 garlic - remove skin

6 shallots - remove skin

1 (abt 100g) tomato - sliced

1/2 cup milk (carton milk)

For Tempering

2 sprigs curry leaves

1 tsp fenugreek (halba) seeds

1 tsp cumin (jintan manis) seeds

3 tbsp oil

salt to taste


  • Boil the potatoes with the turmeric powder and enough water to soften.
    Drain out the water and lightly mash up.
    Pour in 3/4 liter of water and at the same time, add in the shallots, garlic, chillies and tomatoes.
    Simmer while stirring when needed until a thick gravy forms.
    On to the top of this gravy, add the spinach, milk and salt to taste.
    Stir to combine all in. Meanwhile, heat up the oil in a small pan and when heated. fry the cumin, fenugreek and curry leaves until the seeds starts to pop.
    Pour over the curry/gravy, stir all together and off the heat.




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It is not so good as it is only gravy and potatoes cannot be distinguished.

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