Monday, September 26, 2011

Gobi Palak


Palak (Spinach) - 1 big bunch
Cauliflower (Gobi) - 1 medium sized
Coriander Leaves - 1 small bunch
Green Chillies - 2
Onions - 2
Garlic Flakes - 7
Tomatoes - 2
Curry Leaves - 10
Coconut, grated - 5tbsps
Cashew Nuts - 10
Poppy Seeds - 2 tsps
Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala - 1 tsp
Sugar - 1 tsp
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder- 1/2 tsp
Fresh Cream - 1 tbsp
Milk - 3 tbsps
Salt to taste
Oil - 1 tbsp

For Garnishing:

Cheese - 1/2 a cube


  1. Chop onions and garlic. Keep aside.
  2. Chop tomaotes and keep aside.
  3. Soak poppy seeds in 3tbsps of boiled water.
  4. Boil cauliflower pieces with little salt.
  5. Heat 1 tsp oil in a wok and saute chopped palak and green chillies. Saute until the leaves are cooked. Let it cool.
  6. Heat the remaining oil in another work, add cumin seeds.
  7. When the cumin seeds atart sizzling, add chopped onion and garlic and saute until onion turns translucent.
  8. Add chopped tomatoes and saute until tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
  9. Add sugar, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt. Mix well.
  10. Blend cooked palak, curry leaves, coriander leaves, cashewnuts, soaked poppy seeds and coconut into smooth paste.
  11. Add this paste and boiled cauliflower pieces to sauteed onion mixture and mix well. Add a little water if required.
  12. Add milk and fresh cream and boil on medium flame for a few minutes.
  13. Garnish with grated cheese.


Rashmi said... [Reply]

Interesting combo and looks delicious

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