PALAK CHUTNEY / SPINACH CHUTNEY
Spinach Chutney or Palak chutney is very healthy flavorful and tasty chutney made using Spinach , urad dal and coconut .
Servings Prep Time
4serving 10minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Servings Prep Time
4serving 10minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Ingredients
For masala
For tempering
Instructions
  1. Clean,wash and roughly chop palak leaves ( you can retain stems too ) .
  2. Next blanch the spinach.Boil water in a big vessel and add cleaned spinach .Allow it in hot water for 1 min.Strain the spinach(don’t discard the water,can be used for something )
  3. Meanwhile, heat oil in a small pan. When oil is hot, add urad dal ,chana dal ,hing & red chillies fry till dal turns golden. Turn off the heat, add coconut & let it cool completely.
  4. Transfer the fried masala, cooked leaves ,jaggery ,tamarind ,haldi and salt to a mixer / blender. Grind to a smooth paste.Taste test .
  5. Prepare the tempering .Heat oil in a small pan. When oil is hot, add mustard,garlic and curry leaves. Fry it until garlic turns golden brown. Now add grounded chutney to this.Bring a boil by stirring in between .
  6. Serve Spinach chutney with hot steamed rice / idli / dosa ..Stays good for 3-4 days in fridge .
Recipe Notes
  • If you don’t want garlic you can replace it with hing.

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