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Palak Corn Curry / Makai Palak
Palak corn curry -A healthy and delicious curry made with spinach and corn
Dinner Recipes, Main Course
corn, makai palak, no onion garlic, palak, palak corn, spinach
Spinach leaves/ palak patta
Corn Kernels / Makai Dana
Tomatoes / Tamatar
Green chilies/Hari Mirch
Ginger / Adrak
Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
Salt / Namak
Sugar / Chini
Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
Garam Masala Powder
Dried Fenugreek / Kasoori Methi
Clarified Butter / Desi Ghee
Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
Cloves / Lavang
Bay Leaves / Tej Patta
Trim the hard and thick stems of spinach and wash it well.
Heat enough water in a pan and add 1/3 tsp of sugar in it.
When water start boiling add the spinach leaves and cook for around 30 seconds .
Now remove the leaves from the pan and immedietely add in a bowl of ice cold water(to retain the bright green colour)
Grind the spinach leaves and make a smooth puree.
Grind together tomato,green chilies and ginger and make a paste.
Heat oil and butter in a pan and add cumin seeds,cardamom,cloves,cinnamon and bay leaves.
When cumin become golden then add the tomato puree and turmeric powder.
Saute till tomato puree start leaving the oil.
Now add spinach puree,crushed kasoori methi and boiled corn and simmer for 2 minutes.
Then add salt,sugar,garam masala and fresh cream and simmer for a minute.
Add lemon juice and serve hot.
Serving suggestions-serve with jeera rice,chapati or pooris.
1-Can replace fresh cream with 1/2 cup of fresh milk
2-Can use 1/2 cup of fresh fenugreek leaves instead of kasoori methi.