Mushroom Palak

Mushroom Palak

Mushroom Palak is A very healthy and delicious semi dry recipe made with spinach and mushrooms. Mushroom Palak is combination of mushroom and palak with a tangy tomato taste goes very well and its a ideal dish to include greens in your meal. This tongue-tickling treat is rich in protein and iron, and low on calories, which makes it a dieter’s delight.

Preparation time for Mushroom Palak – 10 minutes
Cooking time – 20 minutes
Level of cooking — Easy
Types of Cooking — Indian Veg

Ingredients-

Baby Spinach — 400 grams
Mushroom — 250 grams

For Gravy Puree-

  • Tomatoes : 2 to 3 medium
  • Green Chili : 2-3
  • Ginger : 1/2 inch piece
  • Cashew : 1/4 cup

Dry Spices & Other –

  • Onion – 1 Medium (Finely Chopped)
  • Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  • Red Chili Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric – 1/4 tsp
  • Garam Masala – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – As per taste
  • Oil – 2 to 3 tsp for cooking

Method to prepare Mushroom Palak-

  • Wash the mushroom and cut them into quarters and wash & finely chop the spinach leaves.

Mushroom Palak

  • Blend the ingredients of the wet gravy into a thick paste using very little water and keep aside

  • Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds when the seeds start to crackle add chopped onion and cook then till translucent
  • Once the onion is translucent add gravy puree and cook for 2 to 3 minutes till water is dried
  • Now add all the dry spices (except – Garam Masala) and cook till the fat separates.

Mushroom Palak

  • Once the masala is cooked and fats separate add the chopped spinach leaves. Cover it and cook for 2 to 3 minutes (till the spinach is soft)
  • Now add the cut mushrooms and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes
  • Sprinkle some garam masala at end before switching off the flame and give it a mix

Mushroom Palak

PS – This recipe is cooked semi dry.

Enjoy mushroom palak with your favorite rice, naan and paratha of your choice

Mushroom Palak



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