Palak Matar |

Palak Matar

Palak Matar is a delicious and nutritious spinach and green peas recipe. It is a popular dish in Indian cuisine. The natural rich green color comes from spinach and green peas. It tastes best with roti.

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 30 min
Serves: 4-5


Palak Matar Ingredients

Palak Matar Ingredients

  • 1 kg spinach
  • 200 g fresh green peas
  • 10 cloves chopped garlic
  • 4 medium tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp pure ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp cream


Blanch the spinach and puree half of it and chop the rest of it. Finely chop 3 tomatoes and cut large dices of 1 tomato.

In a thick bottom pan, pour ghee and put cumin seeds. Let the cumin splutter. Add chopped garlic and let it get golden brown. Then add chopped tomatoes and sauté till it becomes soft.

Put the green peas and sauté briefly. Add the chopped spinach and sauté on high heat. Then add spinach puree to it and cook briefly.

Palak Matar - Frying all the ingredients

Palak Matar – Frying all the ingredients

Add chilli powder for pungency. Then add cream and season with salt.

Add the diced tomato as garnish.

Palak Matar

Palak Matar is ready to be served

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