Methi palak recipe

 palak(spinach) recipe | recipe with methi

Serving Methi palak with fried jeera and coriander leaves for methi palak recipe
 Methi Palak
Palak recipe with methi leaves make a super tasty dish with lots of health benefits. You can serve this yummy palak methi with homemade chapati and phulka.
We all know about how these green leaves can help us to boost our health and vigour.

 Methi Palak is a wonderful and highly recommended healthy recipe for us. Not only it can boost our health and vigor but it can  give you an amazing taste .

The yummy palak recipe is made using spinach puree seasoning with cumin seeds and garlic and mixed with fried Methi leaves with spices.
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       This Methi Palak recipe
✓ is vegan and healthy
✓ mildly spiced so that the flavours of spinach and fenugreek shines more
✓ it is a gluten free recipe that you can make at home
✓ a perfect recipe for green vegetables

In this recipe I have used fried Methi leaves to give it a well balance with palak paste. Methi has a little bitter taste so I have fried it to balance the taste.

Methi also known as Fenugreek is a World wide famous vegetable which has some amazing Health benefits.

Fenugreek leaves Methi leaves healthy dinner recipe
Fenugreek leaves

Health benefits of methi leaves

• Helps in Cholesterol level
• Helps in type 2 diabetes
• Helps in Bowel problem
• Heart problem and blood lipids
• Reduce skin blemishes
• Helps for long and lustrous hair

          Methi palak recipe

Serving Methi palak with fried cumin seeds and coriander leaves for methi palak recipe

This is a healthy palak recipe where crisp fried methi leaves are mixed with palak paste and seasoned with cumin seeds and other spices.

Preparation time :- 8 minutes

Cooking time :- 6 minutes

Total time :- 14 minutes

Serve :- 2 servings

Author :- Mobasir hassan

Ingredients 
  •  1  cup fenugreek leaves ( Methi patta)
  •  2 cups of spinach leaves (palak patta)
  •  1 teaspoon cumin (jeera) seeds
  •  1/2 teaspoon  cumin powder
  •  1/2  Chopped garlic
  •  1/2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  •  1 teaspoon  green chili paste
  •  1/2 teaspoon chopped corriander leafs
  •  Salt as per taste
  •  2 teaspoon cooking oil
How to make the recipe

Preparation 

1. Clean the palak and roughly chopped them.
2  Blanched them for 1 minute. Drain and cool down completely under running water or ice cold water.
3. Make a fine paste of them without adding any water.
4. Wash the methi leaves with water for 2 to 3 times. Pluck the leaves and roughly chopped them.
5. Deep fry the chopped methi leaves till crisp. Remove them on a tissue paper to absorb any excess oil.

Making methi palak

1. Heat oil in a pan and fry the jeera till cracks. Then add the chopped garlic, ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell of ginger garlic paste goes.
2. Add the green chilli paste and pour the palak paste or puree.
3. Stir and cook for one minute under medium high flame.
4. Add the fried methi leaves into the palak paste and mix well.
5. Add cumin powder and salt and cook them for 2 to 3 minutes.
6. When the mixture become little bit thick, taste the seasoning and remove them in a serving bowl.
7. Sprinkle some fried cumin seeds and coriander leaves and serve.

       Nutritional value
       ( Serving size 1 bowl = 303 g)
  • Calories : 324.21
  • Fats : 21.29 g
  • Protein : 6.70 g
  • Carbohydrate : 27.32 g
       Serving tips

• You can serve it with homemade chapati and phulka. This is the best combination for these yummy recipe.

• Tandoori roti and Naan can also be served with it.

• You can even serve it as a side dish with basmati rice and Dal tadka.

                     Recipe notes

• After blanching the spinach, immediately cool down completely and make puree. Otherwise keep them under cold ice water to avoid discoloration.

• Fenugreek leaves often comes with dirt so make sure to wash them for 3 - 4 times.

•  You can saute the fenugreek leaves instead of frying.

Below you can read the step by step method with photos for the methi palak recipe for better understanding.......

 Preparation

1. Clean the palak and roughly chopped them. Heat water and blanched the Spinach leaves in hot water for one minute. Drain the water and let them to cool down completely.

2. Make a fine paste or puree with the palak  using a mixer or blender. Keep aside to use later.

3. Wash Methi leaves two to three times to clean from all dirts. Then pluck the leaves and roughly chopped them.

4. Heat oil in a pan and fry the methi leaves till crisp. Remove on a absorbent paper to absorb any excess oil.

Spinach palak Paste and fry fenugreek leaves Methi leaves
Fry fenugreek and spinach paste

5. Now heat oil in a non stick pan on medium flame and fry cumin seeds till cracks. Then add chopped garlic, ginger garlic paste and cook till the raw smell of ginger garlic paste goes off.

6. Add green chili paste and stir, pour palak paste and cook for a minute.

7. Then add the fried methi leaves with the palak paste and mix everything well. Add cumin powder and salt  and further cook for 2 minutes.

8. When the mixture become semi thick, taste the seasoning. If required add salt, chilli.

 Switch off the flame and remove them in a serving bowl.Sprinkle some fried cumin seeds and coriander leaves and serve.

Jeera Methi Palak in bowl healthy dinner recipe
 Methi Palak

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Benefits of Spinach 

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Spinach leaves

• Helps in Weight Loss
• Anti Cancer
• Promotes Eye Health
• Maintains Healthy Bones
• Lower Hypertension
• Helps in Brain and Nervous functions
• Lower Blood pressure

These are the few benefits of Spinach, the list is long.

So lets eat healthy and live a long life.

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