Spinach chutney / Palak chutney
Spinach chutney / Palak chutney
Written by Jayashree
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Spinach chutney is  one of the lesser known accompaniment to many. It pairs well with hot steamed rice. It is ideal to serve with chapati or jowar roti too.

Chutneys form an integral part of the lunch menu in many households, it can be served both with plain rice or the flat breads. Here is one kind of chutney, that is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Spinach chutney is not only healthy but also tasty.

Spinach is a super food consisting of Vitamin A and K, magnesium,iron , folate and potassium. It helps increase insulin level. lower blood pressure, prevents cancer, good  for asthamatic patients. Being rich in dietary fibre, it helps in preventing constipation. One needs to find ways to incorporate spinach in their diet.

My other posts of this wonderful spinach can be read here in the post 5 ways to use spinach

Spinach chutney / Palak chutney

Spinach Chutney Recipe / Palak Chutney

Ingredients:
  • spinach leaves of 2 bunch
  • green chilly 3-4
  • methi seeds 1/2 tsp
  • coconut 1/2 bowl
  • tamarind pulp 2tsp
  • salt to taste
  • oil

Instructions

  1. Remove the stalk of spinach leaves.Chop and put them in water. All the impurities settle down. Put them in a colander.
  2. Take a drop of oil and roast the fenugreek seeds. Put them aside.
  3. Add half teaspoon of oil, add the green chilly and then the spinach leaves and salt . Let cook for a while. Switch off the gas and let cool.
  4. Grind all ingredients together in a mixer.
  5. To serve;
  6. Make seasoning with a little asafoetida anda pinch of turmeric powder. Add it to the prepared chutney and serve.
Notes
Adjust the amount of green chilly to your preference.
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Spinach Chutney / Palak chutney

Serve this chutney with hot rice and ghee, it tastes yum. It can also be eaten with jowar roti.
Course chutney,
Cuisine karnataka
Keyword chutney variety, healthy recipes, recipes with spinach, south indian recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 bunch spinach
  • 4-5 green chilly
  • 1/2 teaspoon methi seeds
  • 1/2 bowl coconut
  • 2 teaspoon tamarind pulp
  • salt to taste
  • oil

Instructions

  1. Remove the stalk of spinach leaves.Chop and put them in water. All the impurities settle down. Put them in a colander.
  2. Take a drop of oil and roast the fenugreek seeds. Put them aside.
  3. Add half teaspoon of oil, add the green chilly and then the spinach leaves and salt . Let cook for a while. Switch off the gas and let cool.
  4. Grind all ingredients together in a mixer.
  5. Make seasoning with a little asafoetida anda pinch of turmeric powder. Add it to the prepared chutney.

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Spinach chutney

 

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20 Comments
  1. shubha

    This is something new to me.. yummy..i would love to try this one:)

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Shubha

      Reply
  2. Poornima

    I have never tried this way, looks delicious.. A must try for sure

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Poornima

      Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Vidya for your appreciation.

      Reply
      • Hem lata srivastava

        Yummy, healthy all purpose chutney looks amazing,

        Reply
  3. Jagruti

    Jaya, my sister’s MIL used to make palak chutney, but I’ve never tasted. Yours look so inviting and delicious.

    Reply
  4. sujithaeasycooking

    Healthy Chutney with spinach, for sure they taste great with Idli or Dosa.

    Reply
  5. Padmajha PJ

    This is such a simple yet healthy chutney recipe! I am always on teh lookout for new side dishes for breakfast and this looks like a perfect fit. And also another way to get my kiddo to eat spinach!!!

    Reply
  6. Preeti Shridhar

    This is new to me. I am always on the lookout for new chutneys. Sounds delicious.

    Reply
  7. mayurisjikoni

    An interesting way to use palak to make a chutney. I’ve not tasted it as yet but sure would love to try out the recipe. I can imagine how delicious it would be used as a base for sandwiches.

    Reply
  8. Renu

    Interesting way to use spinach in chutney. I remember my mom saying my grandmom use to make a chutney with spinach, you reminded me of her. I am sure it will taste so nice as a spread.

    Reply
    • themadscientistskitchen

      New and innovative way to use palak. I must try this delicious recipe.

      Reply
  9. sizzlingtastebuds

    new and interesting way to use palak in a chutney form… will try next time with Idli / Dosa

    Reply
    • themadscientistskitchen

      New and innovative way of using palak. Sounds delicious. I must try making this chutney. Thanks for sharing.

      Reply
  10. Jolly

    Chutney with spinach sounds really healthy and delicious. I never knew or nor tasted spinach chutney. Totally new to me, looks so inviting and yummy.

    Reply
  11. poonampagar

    Never tried making chutney with spinach. Love the coconut flavor in my chutneys. Would love trying out this recipe for sure.

    Reply
  12. preethi76

    This Palak chutney sounds delicious and interesting. Adding methi seeds gives a nice aroma. Would love to try this yummy chutney sometime.

    Reply

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