How to make Kashmiri Nadru Palak - SK Khazana -

Kashmiris love both lotus stem and spinach and if you cook them together they are in heaven

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Lotus stem (भें), Lotus stem (भें)

Cuisine : Indian, Kashmiri

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Kashmiri Nadru Palak - SK Khazana

Kashmiri Nadru Palak - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Contrary to popular belief a vegetarian diet gives you all the nutrients you will ever require to live a fit and healthy life. With low saturated fat and cholesterol, high fiber content and rich complex carbohydrates - veggie delights like greens, pulses and curries are your best bet at a meal which is nutritious and tasty!

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Kashmiri Nadru Palak - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Lotus stem diagonally cut into 1 inch pieces 250 grams

  • Lotus stem thinly sliced 50 grams

  • Spinach chopped 1 bunch

  • Oil 2 teaspoons

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Salt to taste

  • Mustard oil 2 tablespoons

  • Caraway seeds (shahi jeera) 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Dried ginger powder (soonth) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fennel seed (saunf) powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Black salt (kala namak) as required

  • Garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder to sprinkle


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick kadai, add lotus stems and a pinch of salt, sauté on high heat for 5 minutes or till they turn golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 2

Heat mustard oil in the same kadai till it begins to smoke. Add caraway seeds, asafoetida, and spinach and mix well. Add salt and a little water and mix. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes or till spinach is cooked.

Step 3

Mash the spinach lightly with the spatula. . Add the sauteed lotus stems, dried ginger powder, fennel seeds powder, black salt and Tata Sampann Garam Masala and mix well.

Step 4

Reduce heat, add 2 tbsps water, cover and cook for 5-7 minutes or till they are just done. .

Step 5

Meanwhile heat sufficient oil in a deep pan, drop in the lotus stem slices and deep-fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper, sprinkle black salt and red chilli powder.

Step 6

Transfer nadru palak on a serving plate, garnish with the fried lotus stem and serve hot with rice

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