How to make Palak with prawns - Spinach with prawns make this dish interesting.

This recipe is contributed by Member Firdoz Rangara.

Main Ingredients : Spinach (पालक), Prawns (kolambi/jhinga)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Seafood

Palak with prawns Recipe Card

Palak with prawns

Hindi: palak
Treasure house of vitamins and minerals, spinach must be included in the week's menu. The usage can be varied: chopped spinach leaves cooked with potatoes is a semi-wet vegetable with rotis, a few spinach leaves thrown in with mixed vegetables and turned into a soup is lovely on a cold winter night, chopped and blanched spinach makes a different sort of raita, spinach puree can be used in cutlets or kababs, the list goes on.

You can also find more Main Course Seafood recipes like Neimeen Porichathu, Creole King Fish, Pomfret Oven Baked, Ambul Thiyal.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Palak with prawns Recipe

  • Spinach chopped 2 medium

  • Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) peeled and deveined 16 large

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chilli chopped 2-3

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Marinate the prawns with salt and set aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and saute for a minute. Add prawns and saute for two to three minutes.

Step 3

Add spinach, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder , green chillies and salt and cover and cook on low flame or till the water dries up.

Step 4

Remove the lid and cook further for two minutes.Serve hot.