Palak Korma

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Submitted: May 27, 2015
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Total Time:
Preparation Time: 15-20 mins
Cooking Time: 20-25 mins
Servings: 4-6 | 100 kcal

Palak korma or palak salan is a ¬†delicious veg main course recipe…its spinach cooked with potatoes and peas…very easy to prepare gravy best served with rice or pulao.

Required ingredients

  • 250 grams fresh spinach leaves - finely chopped and blanched
  • 2 medium sized potatoes - cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen green peas
  • 2 big onions - finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 4-5 green chillies - chopped
  • 2-3 cloves/lavang
  • 1 inch piece cinnamon/dalchini
  • 3-4 green cardamom/elaichi
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1tsp coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3-4 tbsp oil

List A

  • 8-10 cashew kernals/kaju
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds/saunf
  • 1/2 part of a very small onion
  • 2 green chillies

Directions & How to

  • Grind all the ingredients from list A to a smooth paste using required amount of water.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add cloves, cinnamon and cardamom followed by chopped onions and cook till onion turn soft, dont let it brown, cook it till just translucent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and green chhillies, saute for a minute. Mix turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and salt.
  • Add potatoes stir and cook for 3-4 minutes. Now add peas, stir, add around 1/2 cup water and cook for another 3-4 minutes or till both the vegetables are almost cooked through.
  • Now mix blanched spinach and cook for 2 more minutes.
  • Add the ground paste, stir it well adjust the consisitency of the gravy by adding around 1/2 cup of water or little more if required.
  • Bring it to a boil, check the seasoning once.
  • Serve hot.

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