Matar Palak

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1 bunch of spinach
1 cup of green peas
1 medium sized tomato
1 medium sized onion
1 medium sized boiled potato
3-4 green chillies
1 tsp. cumin seeds
A pinch of asafoetida
1 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste

1. Cut spinach leaves and wash them properly.
2. Boil the cut spinach for 10 minutes in a very little amount of water.
3. Allow to cool for sometime.
4. Grind the cooled spinach along with the green chillies to a fine paste. This paste must be semi liquid.
5. Chop onion and tomatoes into small pieces.
6. Cut the boiled potato into evenly shaped cubes.
7. Heat oil in a pan. Add the cumin seeds and asafoetida. Add the onions, peas and tomatoes. Fry for 2-3 mins.
8. Add the potato cubes and allow to cook on medium flame for 5 mins.
9. Once the onions and tomatoes are cooked, add the spinach-chilli paste to the above.
10. Add turmeric powder and salt to taste.
11. Simmer it for 10 mins.
12. Serve with rotis / parathas.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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