How to make Palak Syun -

Mutton cooked with spinach the Kashmiri way

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Spinach (पालक), Mutton (मटन)

Cuisine : Kashmiri

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Palak Syun

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Palak Syun Recipe

  • Spinach 2 bunches

  • Mutton 1 1/2 inch pieces 500 grams

  • Almonds 2-3

  • Fennel seed (saunf) powder 1 tablespoon

  • Dry ginger powder (soonth) 1/2 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Asafoetida a pinch


Step 1

Blanch spinach. Grind to a smooth paste. Keep aside. Blanch almonds. Peel, slice thinly and keep aside. Put mutton pieces in a pressure cooker along with fennel powder, dry ginger powder, turmeric powder, salt with two cups water.

Step 2

Cook under pressure for six whistles or till mutton is tender. Open the lid when pressure reduces. Add spinach paste and simmer till the gravy thickens.

Step 3

In another pan heat oil and fry asafoetida. Pour over mutton and cook for five minutes. Garnish with almond slivers and serve hot.

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