How to make Hak -

Kashmiri style stir-fried spinach

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Spinach (पालक), Red chilli powder (लाल मिर्च पावडर )

Cuisine : Kashmiri

Course : Main Course Vegetarian


Hak Recipe Card


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.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Hak Recipe

  • Spinach 2 bunches

  • Red chilli powder 1 tablespoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 tablespoon

  • Oil 11/2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Ver 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Remove stems, wash spinach thoroughly in running water. Drain and chop finely. Mix the red chilli powder in two tablespoons of water and keep aside. Mix the asafoetida in one teaspoon water and keep aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a vessel, add the cumin seeds and allow them to crackle. Add the asafoetida water, red chilli water, turmeric powder, spinach, salt, one fourth cup water and mix well. Cook uncovered till all the water has dried and oil surfaces on top. Sprinkle ver and serve hot.

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