palak matar

Palak matar recipe

This is a beautiful vegetarian dish made from a combination of boiled peas and pureed spinach. Ingredient
Course Main Course, sides
Cuisine East Indian, Indian, North Indian, punjabi
Keyword dried peas masala, peas recipes, Vegan recipes, vegetarian recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 persons
Author indrani


  • 2 Bunches of spinach leaves
  • 2 cups of boiled green peas
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 tbsp. ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 red chilies whole
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2 to 3 green chilies chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon


  1. Clean the spinach leaves in enough water.
  2. Wash away all the dirt and mud carefully.
  3. Boil the spinach leaves with salt.
  4. When they look wilted drain the water and make a puree.
  5. Boil the green peas with salt.
  6. Heat oil and add cumin seeds and red chilies.
  7. When fried add the onions.
  8. Fry till light brown.
  9. Add ginger garlic paste and sauté.
  10. Add the spinach puree.
  11. Add salt and mix.
  12. when the mixture loses water, add boiled peas and mix.
  13. Add the garam masala powder and chopped green chilies.
  14. Drizzle lemon juice. Garnish with coriander leaves.