Aloo Palak (Gravy) Recipe (with Step by Step Photos)

Aloo palak, an Indian classic sabzi is very easy to prepare and delightful to taste buds. In this recipe, pan-fried palak and onion are first pureed in blender and then boiled potato is cooked in it. Indulge in best Indian curry ever with this recipe of aloo palak gravy.

Aloo Palak Gravy

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 3 servings
2 cups chopped Palak
2 medium Potato, boiled
4 cloves Garlic, minced
1 Green Chilli, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon grated Ginger
1 large Onion, chopped
1 teaspoon Cumin-Coriander Powder (dhania-jeera powder)
1/2 teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
1/2 teaspoon Kasuri Methi, optional
2 tablespoons Cooking Oil
1/2 cup Water


  1. Clean and wash palak. Peel and chop boiled potato (aloo) into small cubes. Add salt while boiling the potatoes for evenly salty taste.
  2. step-1
    Heat 1 tablespoon oil in pan. Add garlic, ginger and green chilli and sauté for 30 seconds on low flame.
  3. step-2
    Add half of chopped onion and sauté until it turns translucent.
  4. step-3
    Add chopped palak and mix well.
  5. step-4
    Cook for approx. 3 minutes over medium flame while stirring in between every few seconds. Turn off the flame and let it cool. Grind sautéed onion-spinach in a blender and make a smooth puree.
  6. step-5
    Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in same pan. Add remaining chopped onion and sauté until light brown.
  7. step-6
    Add garam masala powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder and coriander powder and mix well.
  8. step-7
    Add prepared palak puree and cook on low heat for 1-2 minutes.
  9. step-8
    Add chopped potatoes and salt, mix thoroughly.
  10. step-9
    Add 1/2 cup water and kasuri methi; bring it to boil over medium flame.
  11. step-10
    Cook until you get the desired consistency of gravy for approx. 3-4 minutes. Turn off the heat and transfer aloo palak to a serving bowl.
  12. l_step
    Serve hot with lachha paratha or paneer kulcha or any other Indian bread of your choice.
Tips and Variations:

  • Add salt while boiling the potatoes to enhance the flavor.
  • Add lemon juice or tomato to give a mild tangy touch to aloo palak sabzi.
  • Indian cooking involves lots of mixes and matches. You can replace potato with fried paneer or tofu cubes to make delicious curry with paneer.
Taste: Spicy
Serving Ideas: Prepare palak aloo in advance to allow its flavors to come out and mingle with each other. Serve it with steamed rice, tandoori roti or paratha in party.

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Oct 16, 2016 by Gauri
I tried this recipe, really very delicious and easy to make. We enjoyed the dinner. Thank you so much

Jul 23, 2016 by Rekha
Thank you. It helped me a lot.

Feb 05, 2016 by Neeraj maurya
It's really a very delicious as well as easy to prepare. I really liked it....

Jul 17, 2015 by Srajana
Hi, I tried aloo palak and it was yummy. Thanks.
Can you share the receipe for dhabeli with pics?

Response: Hi Srajana, we will definitely try to post the recipe of dabeli.

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Jun 27, 2015 by Suma Jyoti
Aloo methi recipe is very good taste is amazing.

Jan 15, 2015 by Shanthi Prabhu
Please tell me when to add salt?

Response: Hi, salt is added in step-8.

Sep 21, 2014 by Ankita
Lovely recipe. Being a novice in cooking I use your recipes and they turn out to be yummmmm. My husband has started appreciating me. Thanks a ton.

Sep 18, 2014 by BP Patel
Thank a lot for such kind of recipes. I always use your recipes to please my wife and son. After work I like to help in kitchen and prepare delicious dishes.
Once again thanks a million.

Response: Thanks for the appreciation.

Mar 25, 2014 by Pramod Mishrra
Very nice and tasty please give mung a (sahjan) receipe