South Indian Style Aloo Palak Sabzi

South  Indian  Style Aloo  Palak Sabzi  is  a very simple  and easy recipe  with a combination of cubed  potatoes and chopped spinach cooked  with  masalas and popular South Indian fried  gram  gun powder. This  South Indian  Aloo Palak Sabzi  tastes  very super and can be prepared  instantly. This sabzi tastes very different  due to the flavorful   fried gram gun powder  with tangy and spicy taste.

This  South Indian Style Aloo Palak Sabzi  is very healthy as it filled with vitamin C and loaded with full of vitamins , minerals  , proteins and dietary fiber. Even the bachelors can prepare this healthy sabzi instantly  as it is prepared with easily available ingredients.

Try this tasty and yummy  South Indian Style Aloo Palak Sabzi  at your home. Hope you all enjoy the taste of fried gram powder in this sabzi. Share this recipe with you friends and relatives if you like this South Indian Style Aloo Palak sabzi , serve thi s Healthy Sabzi with roti or chapathi.

Preparation time  –  5 minutes

Cooking time  – 10 minutes

Total time  – 15 minutes

Makes  – 1 serving

Ingredients :-

  • 1 ¼ to  1 ½ cup  chopped spinach or palak leaves
  • 1 cup potato peel and cut like fries and parboiled
  • 4 garlic cloves  fine chopped
  • 2 green chilly fine chopped
  • 1 medium onion fine chopped
  • 1/2  tomato  fine chopped
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds powder
  • 1/2  tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2  tsp red chilly powder
  • 1/4  tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/8 tsp  mustard seeds
  • 2 pinch hing
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Water

Fried gram gun powder

  • 1 cup fried gram
  • 2 tbsp dry copra
  • 15  to 20 roasted byadagi red chilly
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp dry tamarind
  • 1tbsp jaggery
South Indian Style   Aloo  Palak Sabzi served garnished   with   a tomato strip.
South Indian Style Aloo Palak Sabzi

Method :-

Crush fried gram  and  rock salt to fine powder in mixer , then sieve it through siever  and keep aside.

Then crush the red chilly roasted  , jaggery , tamrind and copra to coarse powder , then add the fried gram powder  to the mixer and crush all ingredients together  to fine powder.  Now the fried gram gun powder is ready to consume.

Wash the potato  and spinach leaves nicely in the water, then take out the peel of the potato and cut to long pieces like French fries.

Then cook the potato pieces in the water till it becomes soft.

Heat the oil in a nonstick pan , add the cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.

Add the curry leaves and hing and roast till curry leaves are roasted.

Put in finely chopped green chilly , garlic , onion and roast for one to two minutes till light brown.

Add in chopped tomato and roast till tomato turns soft.

At this stage add the potato pieces and give a nice mix.

Put in all dry masala powders and salt and give a nice stir and cook for a minute.

Add finely chopped spinach leaves and stir in till spinach becomes soft  and  see that spinach gets nicely binded with sabzi.

Then add 2 to 3 tbsp water if necessary and add fried gram powder and stir in quickly for a minute and switch off the stove .

Serve  hot ant tasty  South Indian style Aloo Palak Sabzi with roti or chapathi garnished with tomato  slice.

Tips :-

  • Spinach will naturally have salt , so always add lesser salt  while using  spinach in any dish.
  • You may serve fried gram gun powder  with idli , dosa and hot steam rice.
  • You may store fried gram gun powder for one to two months.
  • Avoid using spinach paste in this sabzi
  • Use  dry tamrind as it is in the powder after removing the seed.
  • Roast the red chilly in oil till it becomes slightly crisp and allow to cool down and then use in preparing gun powder.

Spinach :-

  • High in vitamins , minerals and phyto nutrients.
  • Good source of vitamin A , B2 , C , E , K , iron , calcium , magnesium , manganese  , zinc , phosphorous , protein  and dietary fiber.
  • Loaded with flavoroids and caroteroids .
  • Promotes healthy skin.
  • Improves immune system as it is a good  source of vitamin C.
  • Encourages blood clotting.
  • Essential  for pregnant  women as it is best source of folate.
  • Keeps body oxygenated.
  • Boosts heart health.

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