How to make Palak Kadhi -

Spinach puree added to the yogurt mixture and cooked to make this delicious kadhi.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Spinach (पालक), Sour Yogurt (खट्टी दही)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Dals and Kadhis

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Palak Kadhi

Palak Kadhi 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 : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Palak Kadhi Recipe

  • Spinach 30-35

  • Sour Yogurt whisked 1 cup

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Green chillies 2-3

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Dried button red chillies (bor mirchi) 7-8

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder a pinch


Step 1

Whisk gram flour and yogurt till smooth. Add 2 cups water and whisk again. Heat oil in a non stick pan. Grind together green chillies, 10-12 spinach leaves and ginger with a little water to a fine puree.

Step 2

Add this to the yogurt mixture and mix well. Add red chillies to the oil in the pan and sauté. Cut the onion into small cubes. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds to the pan along with onion and sauté till the onion softens.

Step 3

Add yogurt mixture, salt, turmeric powder and mix. Cook on medium heat, stirring, till the gram flour gets cooked and the kadhi thickens. Chop remaining spinach leaves and add to the kadhi and simmer for a couple of minutes. Serve hot.

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