1/25/12

PALAK THOKKU(SPINACH PICKLE)

'Palak',Spinach also known as 'Delhi palak' in Tamilnadu is a green which is loved by many.I tried pickle(thokku)yesterday and it was so tasty that  i am planning to  do more and storing it to make instant rice variety for lunch :)
Since i was trying it for the first time i did not make any note of the measurements... so its all approximate. next time when i make i will make a not and update it here .

INGREDIENTS:(Approximate measurements)
Palak- 1 bunch
Tamarind paste-2 tbs
Salt - to taste
Chilli powder-11/2 tbs(according to taste )
Oil-4-5 tbs
SEASONING
Mustard- 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek-1/4 tsp(i used whole . but can also use powder)
Asefotida-1/4 tsp


METHOD:
1)Wash and Grind palak to slightly coarse paste using little water.
2)Heat oil in a pan. add mustard and fenugreek. Add Asefotida.
3)Add ground palak, salt, chilli powder and tamarind paste and cook till oil oozes out.
Can be mixed with rice...tastes yummy.

4 comments:

  1. This recipe looks yummy, will definetely try this..Hi Ambika could you pls tell me the variety of Spinach that will be available in USA to try this recipe?

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  2. Thanks Shobitha.there is only one variety here.its called Delhi palak in India.plz let me know how it came out. Usually I keep ythis in fridge for a month

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