Dec 22, 2011

Palak Mushroom


Ingredients :




Spinach – 1 bunch
Button Mushrooms – 200 gms
Onions – 2 medium 
Tomato - 1
Green chilies - 2 
Ginger – 1 inch 
Garlic – 4 cloves
Cloves - 2
Green Cardamoms- 2
Black pepper corns – 4 to 5
Cinnamon stick – ½ inch
Cumin ( Jeera ) powder -1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Red Chili powder – ½ tsp 
Coriander powder – 1 tsp 
Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp
Water - 1 cup

Method :

Wash the spinach leaves thoroughly cut one of the onions and tomato in quarters. Steam the Spinach, quartered onion and tomato. Cool. Chop the other onion and fry in little oil till they are golden brown. Remove and drain on paper towel.
Once the Spinach Mix and fried onions are cooled to room temperature, grind them along with green chillies + black peppercorns + ginger + garlic + cinnamon + green cardamoms + cloves.
Heat water in a saucepan,add the mushrooms and cook for about 5 minutes till done and water evaporates. Drain the remaining water. Keep aside.
In the kadai , heat oil. Add the coriander powder , turmeric powder , Cumin powder and red chili powder .Cook for a minute. Add the ground mixture . Cover immediately and cook on low flame till the oil separates, stirring occasionally. Add the mushrooms. Keep covered till it stops spluttering. Add salt and extra water ( if required ) according to the required consistency. Cook for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat.
 Serve hot with Naan /roti/ Chapati

1 comment:

Maayeka said...

Very tempting and healthy recipe
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