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Indian Style Potatoes and Spinach


40 min

Indian Style Potatoes and Spinach

Indian Style Potatoes and Spinach Photo 1


40 min


3 persons




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Author: Monica Feluchi

Spinach is a healthy leaf vegetable and there can be no doubts about that. When combined with Indian spices, potato and cream - it turns out sooo mouthwatering! So, get the ingredients and give it a try right away! You won’t regret it!


  • potato: 3 piece
  • spinach: 300 g
  • ginger: 1 piece (root, around 2.5 cm)
  • onion: 1 piece
  • garlic: 5 clove
  • oil: 3 Tbsp
  • cumin: 1 tsp
  • coriander seeds: 2 tsp (ground)
  • black pepper: 0.25 tsp
  • salt: 1 tsp
  • butter: 1 Tbsp
  • cream: 0.5 cup (20%)

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Stages of cooking

  1. Boil water in a deep pot. Then wash the spinach, put into boiling water and cook for about 3-5 minutes. Then drain and blend well. Peel the potatoes, cut into small cubes. Peel the onion, garlic and ginger root. Chop these ingredients carefully as well.

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  2. Now, take a frying pan and warm the oil on low heat. Add the potato and cook stirring the ingredients frequently until they become soft (this usually takes around 15 minutes). Spoon the readymade ingredients into a separate bowl then.

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  3. Fry the cumin seeds in the same frying pan for about one minute. Add the onion, garlic and ginger and cook for 3 more minutes, stirring the dish.

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  4. Right after that, add the spinach, coriander and pepper. Stir the ingredients well and cook under the lid for about 5 minutes.

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  5. Now, it is high time to add the potato and season the dish with salt. Add cream, butter and mix thoroughly. Then remove the frying pan from the heat. Your Indian style potatoes and spinach dish is now ready! Treat your family and friends with it and enjoy its spicy taste and aroma!

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History of Indian Style Potatoes and Spinach

Indian cuisine is renowned for its diverse flavors and spices. Potatoes and spinach have been a staple in Indian cuisine for centuries, making this dish a classic comfort food. It is not only delicious but also packed with nutrients, making it a favorite among vegetarian and non-vegetarian eaters alike. The combination of spinach, cream, and spices creates a unique and rich flavor that has made it a favorite dish all over the world.

Tips and Tricks for Indian Style Potatoes and Spinach Recipe

  • Be sure to wash and clean your spinach thoroughly before cooking.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your taste.
  • Cook the potatoes until they are soft, which usually takes around 15 minutes.
  • Use fresh ginger, garlic and onion for best results.
  • Stir the spices and spinach continuously to prevent it from sticking to the pan.
  • Add cream and butter last to avoid curdling.

Tips for Presenting the Dish

For an attractive and appetizing presentation, use a wide, shallow dish to serve the dish. Garnish with fresh herbs, such as cilantro or parsley, for a pop of color, and serve hot with rice or naan bread. You can also add a dollop of yogurt on top for a creamy contrast to the spicy flavors. This delicious vegetarian side dish can also be served with grilled chicken or fish, making it a versatile addition to any meal. Enjoy!

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