Indian Palak Sauce


25 min

Indian Palak Sauce

Indian Palak Sauce Photo 1


25 min


6 persons




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Author: Antonina Blum

Palak Paneer is a traditional Indian dish, which, perhaps, reflects the essence of this country and its unrivaled flavor. We offer you to prepare a healthy Indian recipe - palak sauce but without paneer.


  • tomatoes : 1 piece
  • cumin seed : 2 pinch
  • Powdered coriander : 2 pinch
  • black pepper : 2 pinch
  • clove : 2 pinch
  • cardamom powder : 1 pinch
  • onion : 1 pinch
  • ginger : 30 g
  • garlic : 4 clove
  • chili pepper : 1 piece
  • olive oil : 15 ml
  • butter : 30 g
  • spinach : 5 handfuls
  • salt : 2 pinch
  • yogurt : 3 Tbsp

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Stages of cooking

  1. Make a cross-shaped incision on the bottom of the tomato and send it to the heated water for 30 seconds. Remove and place in a bowl of cold water. Remove the skin from the tomatoes, remove the flesh. Cut sides of tomatoes arbitrarily.

    Indian Palak Sauce Photo 2
  2. Put the pan on the stove. Put spices to it and heat it up. Send the spices in a mortar, add a handful of black cardamom seeds and grind to powder.

    Indian Palak Sauce Photo 3
  3. Grind roughly ½ onion, 2-3 cloves of garlic, 2-3 cm of ginger. Remove seeds from ½ of a hot pepper pod. Heat the saucepan with the addition of 15 ml of olive oil and 30 g of butter. Fry onions, garlic, ginger, pepper. Add 1.5-2 tablespoons of the spice mix and mix thoroughly. Remove the saucepan from the heat and add the tomatoes, return to heat and warm again.

    Indian Palak Sauce Photo 4
  4. Separate the spinach leaves from the stems (only the leaves will be needed). Sent to the stewpot with the rest of the ingredients. Fry and turn off the heat. Add 2 pinches of salt and add 2-3 Tbsp. of natural yogurt. Stir. At the end, all the ingredients are ground by blender.

    Indian Palak Sauce Photo 5

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