Friday, October 30, 2015

Posted by Mala at 2:00:00 AM 1 comment
Palak, also called Spinach, is rich in iron, very low in calories and fats, and is a store house of several anti oxidant vitamins, and Spinach leaves are an excellent source of Vitamin K . It is also a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids.
Combining this healthy  Palak with the fresh, crunchy Corn , which comprises of dietary fibre, vitamins and anti oxidants, has not only produced a tasty side dish, but one loaded with nutrition too.

Chopped and cleaned palak - roughly 3 cups
Fresh corn - 1/2 cup
Onion, chopped - 1
Tomato, pureed - 2
Garlic - 3 pods
Ginger, grated - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Jeera powder - 1 tsp
Kasoori methi - 1 tsp, crushed
Salt to taste

To season
Cooking oil - 2 tbsps
Jeera - 1 tsp

Recipe Cuisine: North Indian; Category: Lunch / Dinner
Prep time: 10mts; Cooking time: 10 mts

Serves 3

Adding no water, pressure cook Palak for 2 whistles

After it cools down, blend with a hand blender. It need not become totally mushy.

In a pressure pan, add cooking oil, season jeera,  add grated ginger and finely chopped garlic.

Now, add the chopped onions

After sauteeing it for 5 minutes, add chilli , coriander and jeera powders, along with crushed kasoori methi leaves.

Mix well and add the pureed tomatoes, and the corn kennels

Add the blended palak and salt to taste. Cook for 3-4 whistles. 

The nutritious Palak-Corn subzi is ready.

Serve hot with soft phulkas


  1. Wow! This looks rich enough!without adding cream .palak in any form is always welcome!must try this once .Thanks for posting.


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