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collection of 34 palak recipes. palak or spinach is one of the healthy greens that you can include in your meals. presented below are some palak or spinach recipes that i make often at home. the collection includes palak curry as well as dry curry recipes which you can have with rotis or chapathi. there are some palak rice recipes also and some recipes which you can serve with steamed rice.

do make it a point to include palak regularly in your diet. its one of the healthiest greens. some kids don’t like palak. for kids who don’t like palak, you can add it in various recipes like roti, parathas, rice dishes or snacks like pakora or kababs or vada. so that kids don’t come to know. some of these spinach recipes are also shared in this post.

i hope this indian spinach recipe collection will be helpful to you. you can also check these veggie recipes collections:

  1. methi recipes (19 fenugreek leaves recipes)
  2. bhindi recipes (22 okra or lady finger recipes)
  3. baingan recipes (18 brinjal or eggplant recipes)
  4. potato recipes (65 aloo recipes)
  5. 10 best indian veggie recipes

34 palak recipes or indian spinach recipes

1. palak paneer  soft paneer cubes cooked in a smooth spinach curry. this is one of the most popular indian paneer recipe.


2. palak rice recipe – a very simple one pot recipe of spinach pulao. its a homely version but healthy. in this pulao you can add your choice of mixed veggies too. for more pulao recipes you can check this collection of 28 veg pulao recipes.


3. palak soup – easy and creamy spinach soup. video recipe. to give a subtle sweetness to this soup, i have added besan or gram flour.


4. palak paneer recipe restaurant style – dhungar or charcoal smoking method which really perks the flavor in this one. for more delicious paneer recipes you can check this collection of 81 recipes made with paneer.


5. dal palak recipe – this delicious spinach dal recipe is a very simple and easy one and won’t take much of your time. also this dal palak recipe is made without onion and garlic.


6. aloo palak recipe – potatoes in a smooth spinach sauce. the dish pairs well with chapathi, phulkas or naan.


7. palak paratha – unleavened indian flat bread made with spinach. no onion no garlic recipe. parathas don’t get spoiled easily and are often made for lunch boxes or for one day journeys.


8. hara bhara kabab – kabab made from spinach, peas and potatoes nutritious as well as delicious. an easy finger food that can be served as a brunch or also as a starter. one which is light and not heavy. other popular variations are:

  1. veg shammi kabab
  2. kabab recipe
  3. rajma kabab recipe
  4. dahi ke kabab recipe


9. palak saag – saag made with spinach and radish. this palak saag recipe is exactly the same way sarson da saag is made. step by step recipe with photos.


10. sarson ka saag– this very popular punjabi recipe is a winter staple in north india. sarson ka saag is made with 5 green leafy vegetables. they are mustard, bathua (also known as chenopodium in english), spinach, radish and fenugreek. saag is best served with makki di roti.


11. palak corn recipe – a mild and lightly spiced curry made with spinach and sweet corn.


12. palak khichdi – a sumptuous and nutritious khichdi made with mung lentils, rice, spinach and peanuts.


13. methi chaman recipe – a delicious curry dish from the kashmiri cuisine made with methi, paneer and palak. since methi leaves are used, the gravy has some bitter tones. there is some bitterness but not too much of it. addition of palak (spinach) does help in balancing the bitterness of the methi leaves.

14. palak biryani – easy and a quick biryani recipe unlike the regular biryanis. lightly spiced and aromatic biryani recipe.


15. palak puri recipe – a delicious variation of poori made with palak or spinach. these palak pooris have a beautiful green color and are easy to prepare.

16. palak pakoda – spinach and gram flour deep fried fritters. these palak pakoras can be baked too if you don’t want to fry them, with all the goodness of the spinach, sesame seeds and chickpea flour. they are best had with some mint-coriander chutney and a tomato ketchup.


17. palak kofta recipe – this palak paneer kofta gravy has crispy soft paneer stuffed koftas dunked in a creamy onion-tomato gravy. this palak kofta recipe has many textures and flavors. the umami flavor of spinach, the softness of paneer in the koftas blend very well with the lightly sweet and tangy tomato onion gravy.


18. palak mushroom – a healthy curry recipe made with spinach and mushrooms. its a delicious as well as an easy palak recipe to make. it is like having palak paneer and we have just replaced paneer with mushroom. if you like mushrooms then you can check this collection of 49 mushroom recipes.


19. palak raita – lightly flavored and easy to make spinach raita recipe. raita is a yogurt based dish which is often served as a side dish with meals, specially goes well with pulao or biryani or rice based dishes.


20. saag paneer – paneer in spinach and fenureek greens. goes well with chapathi, plain paratha or makki di roti or roomali roti.


21. palak chaat – crisp fried palak pakora topped with spicy green chutney, tangy and sweet tamarind dates chutney and onions, sev and spice mixes.


22. corn spinach – creamy corn spinach, a side dish that goes well with toasted bread and soup.


23. spinach fritters – another variation of palak pakoras. these crisp spinach fritters are made with whole spinach leaf and spiced gram flour batter.


24. palak chole – spinach with chickpeas. north indian style white chickpea curry. other similar variations are:


25. spinach lasagna – creamy, cheesy vegetarian lasagna made with spinach and mushrooms.


26. corn spinach pulao – easy recipe of a mild and lightly spiced pulao made with spinach and corn.


27. palak paneer kathi rolls – easy to prepare and tasty palak paneer wraps. other popular variations are aloo tikki frankie and veg kathi rolls recipe.


28. palak paneer bhurji –  a healthy variation to the regular paneer bhurji recipe.


29. palak paneer recipe – tasty palak paneer recipe made without onion and garlic. even without onion and garlic, this palak paneer tastes good. whole spices are added which give a nice aroma to the palak paneer.


30. aloo palak sabzi recipe – homely style dry potato spinach dish that goes very well as a side dish with rotis, chapatis or pooris.


31. palak pakora for fasting – vrat ke palak pakora – spinach fritters made during fasting with buckwheat flour and spianch


32. aloo palak sabzi for fasting – a no onion no garlic spinach potato curry made for navratri fast. you can serve this aloo palak sabzi with singhare ki poori or rajgira ki poori or kuttu ka paratha or rajgira rotis.


33. aloo palak paratha – easy and nutritious parathas made with mashed potatoes, spinach puree and whole wheat flour.


34. mushroom and spinach cream sauce – this recipe is easy and quick. these kind of creamy recipes taste great with pasta, noodles, lasagna.

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  • You can make many recipes with palak i.e Palak paneer, Saag e.t.c i really like this blog its so much informative...

  • Hi Dassana,

    Over the years every time in have needed a recipe specially after moving overseas I have had to struggle through many not so useful websites listed on google. Yours is the first one that I have found sooooo complete and useful that it's almost like asking my grand on for advise and recipes! Thank you so much!

    I make non veg food too and even there use some of your recipes /tips successfully......

    Wish you all the best

    • welcome shalu. nice to know that you are liking the website. always feel good to know that recipes on website are helping readers in cooking.

  • Dear Dassana,
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  • I just love your recipes. They are so easy to make. I was just trying my luck hard to learn cooking. But now your recipes have made me a perfect Cook ( obviously not as perfect as you)

    • Thanks Ishita for your appreciation and kind words. Glad to know that recipes are helping you. Happy cooking.

  • Dear Dassana,
    Your website is my to go for well written and explained Indian recipes. Living far away from home is not easy but having your recipe instructions at hand for times when I feel homesick is very comforting. Thank you for all the time and patience you have put into creating this space.
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    • thank you much sana for these words. i can relate to this feeling as i have also lived away from home and i know how it feels. thanks again and happy cooking 🙂

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