You know that spinach is one of the best natural sources of iron. But if you are bored of the regular palak sabzi you can add it to your diet in many other interesting ways. We have got you spinach recipes that will surely satiate your taste buds.
Palak shorba: Spinach soup can be ideal for weight watchers. Blanch a handful of spinach leaves and blend. Heat bay leaves, cinnamon, black cardamoms, cloves, black peppercorns, cumin seeds and saute. Add onions, ginger, garlic and saute. Add the spinach puree, water, salt and cook. Serve hot with lemon juice.
Chana palak: If you are bored of regular dal sabzi, you can try chana palak. Just cook some tomatoes and brinjal and blend them to make a paste. Then heat cumin seeds, cardamom, onion paste and then add the prepared brinjal-tomato paste. Add coriander powder, dry mango powder, salt, kabuli chana and then add the spinach. Cook for 10 minutes on low flame and serve with onion rings.
Spinach raita: Here's a heart-healthy spinach recipe for you. Finely chop spinach and coriander. Chop walnuts into small pieces. Stir curd and add palak and coriander to it. Add green chillies, salt, jeera powder, date paste and walnut to it. Serve chilled.
Oats palak paneer: Cook spinach and fenugreek along with water until soft.When cooked, blend the leaves along with oats. Cook onions, carrot, baby corn, green peas and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute. Add the green chillies and ginger and saute again for a few seconds. Add the pureed leaves, paneer and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes. Serve hot with rice.
Garlicky spinach and cabbage salad: You can prepare an extremely healthy yet yummy salad. Mix garlic, mustard powder, salt, pepper and lemon juice to prepare the dressing. In a bowl, add shredded cabbage, spinach and carrot and mix well. Add walnuts and mix in the dressing and toss the salad gently. Serve immediately.