Sunday, August 15, 2010

"Palak Gosht" (Spinach + Meat)


1/2 Kg. mutton
1 Kg. Spinach  
1-1½ tsp. salt (according to taste)
¼ tsp. turmeric (Haldi) powder
1 tsp. chili (Lal Mirch) powder
 1/2 cup oil
1 tsp. ginger (Adrak) paste
½ tsp. garlic (Lehsan) paste
2  tomatoes-finely chopped
8 whole black pepper (Kali Mirch)
3-4 cloves (Laung)
2 black cardamom (Bari Ilaichi)
¼ tsp. cumin seeds (Zeera)
3-4 green chilies
1 inch ginger (Adrak)–sliced
2 tbs. corn or wheat flour
 1 tbs. dry fenugreek (Methi) leaves


Steam/blanch the spinach and grind.
Fry the onion in the oil till brown. Mix all the ingredients together and add to the pot and stir till the tomato has become soft and the water has dried.
Add the meat and cook again to let the water dry. Add 3-4 glasses of water cover and leave to tenderize.
When meat is almost done add ground spinach,dry fenugreek leaves and flour. Cook till water dries.
Garnish with fresh chopped green chilies.
Serve with chapati or  plain rice.


  1. Hello Amina,

    I just saw you have started following my blog. Thanks a lot. I am a foodie and naturally, love to read about different cuisines and recipes.. This one is for keeps!

  2. it looks you are a pakistani but in heart still pinay. wish you luck in your new found home.

  3. ayay! would love to try...ehehehe!

    tuod te, if you have time hope you can join my giveaway contest!

  4. Sa mga supermarket ng malls lang makakabili dito ng spinach. Malapit pa namn kami sa palengke kaya lang mahirap humanap kaya bihira din kami kumain.


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