Paalak Masala


Paalak Masala

Spinach(Paalak) in coconut paste
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Wash and cook spinach in water.
  • Grind it along with grated coconut, green chillies and garlic.
  • Pour it in a skillet and heat till it starts boiling.
  • Add salt and chilly powder along with water to make it semi-liquid paste. Boil for few minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan and crackle mustard seeds and thymol seeds.
  • Pour it over the prepared gravy.
  • :- Serve hot with chapathis, parathas or plain rice.
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Response (5)
  1. s
    surya August 18, 2005

    Sounds good.I`ll try it out today.But I have heard that palak has really high iron content and so you need to add tomatoes to the curry while cooking..

  2. S
    SIMISUSEEL February 22, 2007

    add little dal cooked with salt and green chilly to the cooked palak. add a tspoon vegetable masala to this . really excellent with chappathi…

  3. K
    Karuna November 28, 2005

    My husband loved this recipe…and keeps asking me to make it every week…good job and keep it up

  4. A
    Anuradha April 20, 2004

    Very tasty and simple

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