Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Palak and Peas Green Gravy

Palak Peas Green Gravy is a truly nutritious and simple to make, yet delicious. This is a nice combination for Roti, Nan and Paratha's. I had tried combination of spinach and Green peas to create a new taste and it turned out so good. My husband liked this combination. I hope you like it too...........

 Spinach (Palak) - 2 bunches

Green peas - 1 cup
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1tsp 
Green chillies (chopped) - 2 tbsp
Ginger Garlic paste
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp  
Garam masala powder - 2 tsp
Coriander leaves - half a cup

Oil - 1tbsp
Salt - to taste

Method of preparation:
  1. Wash Spinach(palak)  leaves nicely and keep them aside. Take a frying pan, add water, palak leaves and salt and cook for about five minutes. Once the palak is cooked, allow heat to settle down and make a thick paste of palak.
  2. Now take a pan, add oil and heat it up. Once it heats up, add cumin seeds, fennel seeds and green chilli and Saute it for a while.
  3. Add ginger garlic paste and saute it well.
  4. Add green peas and close the lid and cook it for a 2 minutes.
  5. After gently sauteing the green peas, add garam masala powder and turmeric powder and saute it for two minutes. Thereafter add palak paste, salt and cook for about five minutes.
  6. Finally add coriander leaves and mix it well and transfer into a bowl and serve it with rotis.
  7. Now yummy and healthy palak and peas green gravy is ready to eat with rotis.