Palak Tadka | How to make Palak Tadka

By Geetanjali Kolvekar Saini  |  12th Dec 2016  |  
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About Palak Tadka Recipe

A very delicious Indian curry recipe made with spinach and garlic flavour with very few spices. The taste is very yummy with rice. You can enjoy it like soup also.

Palak Tadka is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Palak Tadka in your kitchen. This recipe requires 10 minutes for preparation and 15 minutes to cook. The Palak Tadka by Geetanjali Kolvekar Saini has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Palak Tadka at home without any difficulty. Palak Tadka is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Palak Tadka would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Palak Tadka this weekend. Share your Palak Tadka cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Geetanjali Kolvekar Saini for inputs. In case you have any queries for Palak Tadka you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Geetanjali Kolvekar Saini. You can also rate the Palak Tadka and give feedback.

Palak Tadka

Ingredients to make Palak Tadka

  • spinach 1 bunch washed and clean
  • onion 1 finely chopped
  • ginger 1tsp finely chopped
  • garlic cloves 1 tsp finely chopped
  • green chillies 2 finely chopped
  • oil - 2 tbsp
  • tomato - 1/2 cup finely chopped
  • tamarind- 2 pieces
  • cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  • coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  • water - 1/2 cup
  • salt - to taste
  • Kasoori methi - 1/2 tsp
  • For garlic Tadka
  • garlic cloves 4 roughly crushed
  • ghee 1 tsp
  • jeera 1 tsp
  • curry leaves 1 tsp
  • Green chilli 1 cut into slit

How to make Palak Tadka

  1. Heat oil in a kadai. Once hot add chopped ginger, garlic,onion and green chilies and saute for a minute.
  2. Now season with some salt. Cook till they become translucent.
  3. Then add chopped spinach and cook for 2 minutes till they get soft.
  4. Let it cool a bit and grind it into smooth puree using little water. Spinach pure is ready.
  5. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in the same kadai. Once hot add tomatoes. Cook till it becomes soft.
  6. Then add cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt.
  7. Mix it well and cook for minute. Add pureed spinach and water as per your requirement and mix it well.
  8. Let it come to a boil. Once it starts to boil add tamarind and stir gently.
  9. Add kasoori methi and mix. Let simmer for 2-3 minutes. Switch off the gas and keep aside.
  10. Take a tadka pan and add ghee. Once it get hot add jeera, garlic, chilli, curry leaves. Once every thing starts to splutter and cook then add the tadka on palak.
  11. Serve it with roti or steamed rice.

My Tip:

If cooked longer then it will lose its green color. For variation you can add boiled fried potato or fried paneer.

Reviews for Palak Tadka (1)

Shiva Pande2 years ago

Healthy and nutritious...

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