Palak is probably India’s favourite green vegetable. Spinach is rich in essential amino acids, iron, vitamin A and folic acid. It is considered to be one of the cheapest vegetables that can supply a fair amount of protein. Spinach helps to alleviate conditions of constipation, anaemia, acidity. Besides making a sabzis you can use it in a number of other Indian and also International recipes with it. One of the best things to get the most of spinach is to use the young tender leaves raw in a salad! Check out the delicious healthy recipes on sanjeevkapoor.com that use this wonder ingredient!
Take a look at these top 5 delicious spinach recipes
Quinoa, Pomegranate and Spinach Salad - High protein quinoa, sweet pomegranate peals and fresh tender spinach leaves studded withcrunchy apple, onion and cucumber dices – this big salad is a small meal in itself. The apple cider dressing adds to the flavour profile of this fresh and ultra-nutritious salad.
Palak Murgh Kabab - Chicken pieces and blanched spinach marinated with cheese and spices – skewered along with lemon and red pepper slices then pan grilled to perfection. The aroma and colours of this kabab create the perfect vibe to match a big iftari family gathering.
Shaam Savera – This one is One of Chef Sanjeev Kapoors earliest signature dishes and an all-time favourite at his restaurant - The Yellow Chilli. Cottage cheese stuffed palak koftas in a creamy tomato gravy. Have this with garma garam garlic naan or palak phulkas for a restaurant experience at home.
Spinach and Mozarella Lasagne - The combination of spinach and cheese will never fail to impress you. Take a look at this recipe – fresh homemade lasagna sheets between which lies the creamiest spinach filling and lots of cheese baked to perfection.
Spinach and Corn Rice – Simple, colourful and full of nutrition – this spinach and corn rice doesn’t compromise on taste. Serve it with your favourite curry, dal or just some yogurt and you will thank us later for all the praises you get!
Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.