Category Archives: Spinach / Palak

Recipe – Spinach Spaghetti / Spaghetti in green sauce / Green Sauce Noodles

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Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • Spaghetti / Noodles: 2 cups
  • Water: As required
  • Spinach: washed and chopped, 2 cups
  • Mint leaves: washed and chopped, 1 tablespoon
  • Coriander leaves: washed and chopped, 1 tablespoon
  • Basil leaves: washed and chopped, 1 tablespoon
  • Butter: 2 tablespoons
  • Garlic: 6-7 cloves, finely chopped or crushed or paste
  • Onion: 1 medium, chopped
  • Fresh Milk cream: 2 tablespoons
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon or to taste
  • Parmesan Cheese: 2 tablespoons
  • Black Pepper Powder: 1 Teaspoon
  • Dried Oregano powder: ½ teaspoon

Method

  • Boil 7-8 cups of water. Add Spaghetti in boiled water and cook for 6-7 minutes or until 90% done. Drain excess water and keep aside.
  • Blend spinach, mint leaves, coriander leaves and basil leaves to a smooth paste. If required used little water.
  • Heat butter in a pan.
  • Saute garlic and onion for 2 minutes.
  • Add the blended green paste and salt. Mix well and cover it. Cook for 3 minutes or until the raw smell from spinach goes off.
  • Add cooked Spaghetti, parmesan cheese, fresh milk cream, black pepper powder and dried oregano. Mix well. Cook for 4-5 minutes without covering the pan. Stir occasionally.
  • Turn off heat and serve hot.
  • Checkout the below slideshow for the recipe pictures.

 

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Recipe – Kale Juice / Ginger Kale Juice /Green Juice

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 0

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • Kale leaves: 4, washed and chopped
  • Spinach leaves: 7-8, washed and chopped
  • Cucumber: ½ of medium sized, washed, peeled and chopped
  • Green Apple: 1, trimmed and chopped
  • Ginger: ½ inch, chopped
  • Lemon juice: of ½ lemon
  • Water: 4 cups
  • Jalapeno: 1/4 of a medium size or as per your spice level
  • Ice cubes: 5-6

Method

  • Blend all the ingredients other than water and ice cubes, in a blender or juicer until smooth. Add water and blend again. Add little water at a time.
  • Strain the mixture.
  • Pour the juice over some ice cubes in a glass.
  • Serve immediately.

Recipe – Palak ki roti / Palak parantha / Spinach Tortilla

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 6 Roti

Ingredients:

  • Wheat Flour (aata): 1 cup
  • Spinach: chopped, 2 cups
  • Ginger: ½ teaspoon
  • Green chili: 1, small
  • Salt: ½ Teaspoon
  • Carom Seeds: ¼ teaspoon
  • Oil: 1 Teaspoon and as required to roast
  • Water: As required

Method

  • Boil water in a pan. Turn off the heat. Add the chopped palak(spinach). Leave it for 5 minutes.
  • Drain the water. Blend the palak with ginger and green chili to a smooth puree.
  • Using flour, spinach puree, carom seeds and salt, knead a soft dough. If required use water. Add oil and knead again. Cover the dough with a wet cloth and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and roll into balls.
  • Roll each ball into 4-6-inch diameter circle using a rolling pin.
  • Heat Tawa and place the rolled circle.
  • Flip it after 30 seconds.
  • Spread little oil / ghee. Flip and spread little oil/ghee.
  • Roast both sides until evenly cooked with golden brown spots (not black).
  • Serve hot or Keep them in a casserole.
  • You may make the tortilla (roti) using the tortilla maker (roti maker).