Baby Corn Palak


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baby corn palak recipe is a healthy variation to the famous North Indian palak baby corn sabzi. Palak and baby corn together is a heavenly combination in Indian style baby corn spinach curry made with zero oil.

You can similarly make healthy palak paneer by switching to low-fat paneer instead of the normal one.

baby corn palak sabzi is super quick and easy to prepare. We have used minimum and the most basic ingredients, if baby corn is not available you can substitute it with sweetcorn kernels. Cook palak properly or it might give a bitter taste in the end.

Spinach and baby corn blend with in this scrumptious and nutritious healthy baby corn palak sabzi. Spinach provides lots of calcium while baby corn provides fibre . To retain the bright green colour of spinach, ensure that you blanch it just for a few minutes and do not over cook it.

Tips for baby corn palak recipe. 1. Transfer the palak leaves immediately to a bowl filled with ice-cold water. This is known as refreshing. Refreshing the spinach leaves helps in retaining the bright green colour as it stops the internal cooking process. Keep the blanched spinach aside. 2. This being a zero oil healthy baby corn palak sabzi, we are directly roasting everything without the usage of fat. 3. Dry roast for 2 to 3 minutes while stirring continuously or till the raw smell goes away. It is important to stir continuously, to prevent the onions from sticking to the pan and burning.

Serve healthy baby corn palak sabzi with rotis or parathas.

Learn to make baby corn palak recipe | healthy baby corn palak sabzi | Indian style baby corn spinach curry | with detailed step by step photos below.

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Baby Corn Palak recipe - How to make Baby Corn Palak

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 serving
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Ingredients

For Baby Corn Palak
2 roasted onions , roughly chopped
1 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
1 slit green chilli , roughly chopped
3/4 cup blanched spinach (palak)
2 tbsp fresh low fat curds (dahi)
2 tbsp low fat milk
7 to 8 blanched baby corn , cut into 25 mm. pieces
a pinch of turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
1/4 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) , roasted
salt to taste
Method
For baby corn palak

    For baby corn palak
  1. To make baby corn palak recipe, heat a non-stick kadhai on a medium flame and when hot, add the onions, ginger and green chillies.
  2. Dry roast for 2 to 3 minutes while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the spinach, curds, milk and ½ cup of water and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste.
  4. Pour the mixture back into the kadhai, add the baby corn, turmeric powder, dry mango powder, garam masala, dried fenugreek leaves, salt and ½ cup of water and bring to boil.
  5. Simmer baby corn palak for 4 to 5 minutes and serve hot.

Handy tip

    Handy tip
  1. To get 3/4 cup of blanched spinach, add 31/2 cups of chopped spinach to a vesselful of hot water and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Then drain, squeeze out all the water and wash in ice-cold water.

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Making palak puree for baby corn palak

  1. For making the spinach puree for baby corn palak recipe| healthy baby corn palak sabzi | Indian style baby corn spinach curry |  take a bunch of spinach, untie it and wash the leaves thoroughly under running water. 
  2. Place them on a chopping board, cut the thick stems and discard wilted leaves or leaves with discolouration and holes.
  3. In a large vessel, bring water to a vigorous boil.
  4. Add 3½ cups of spinach leaves to the boiling water.
  5. Let it simmer for 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. After 3-4 minutes, when the leaves have turned tender, drain and squeeze out the excess water using a strainer. Ensure to cook palak properly, otherwise, it will end up turning bitter.
  7. Transfer the leaves immediately to a bowl filled with ice-cold water. This is known as refreshing. Refreshing the spinach leaves helps in retaining the bright green colour as it stops the internal cooking process.
  8. Keep the blanched spinach aside.

How to make baby corn palak

  1. To make baby corn palak recipe| healthy baby corn palak sabzi | Indian style baby corn spinach curry | heat a non-stick kadhai on a medium flame and when hot, add the onions. This being a zero oil recipe, we are directly roasting everything without the usage of fat. 
  2. Add ginger.
  3. Add green chillies.
  4. Dry roast for 2 to 3 minutes while stirring continuously or till the raw smell goes away. It is important to stir continuously, to prevent the onions from sticking to the pan and burning.  
  5. Switch off the flame and cool slightly. Transfer them to a mixer jar.  
  6. Add the spinach.  
  7. Add curds. This being a healthy recipe, we are making use of low-fat curd instead of cream or full-fat curd. It will give a creamy, rich texture to palak baby corn.  
  8. Add milk and ½ cup of water.  
  9. Blend in a mixer to a smooth paste.  
  10. Pour the mixture back into the kadhai.  
  11. Add the baby corn. You can replace baby corn with a cup of boiled sweet corn kernels too.  
  12. Add turmeric powder.  
  13. Add dry mango powder. If you don’t have amchoor powder, fry finely chopped tomatoes after onion, green chillies and ginger to proceed with the recipe.  
  14. Add garam masala. Check out this recipe of https://www.tarladalal.com/Garam-Masala-163r with detailed step by step images to prepare aromatic homemade garam masala.  
  15. Add dried fenugreek leaves. With a pleasantly bitter bite, it is ideally sprinkled to balance the flavors of any gravy. Always roast kasuri methi lightly and crush it between your palms before adding to extract maximum flavour.  
  16. Add salt.  
  17. Add ½ cup of water. Add more or less as per the consistency you desire.  
  18. Mix well and boil for 4 to 5 minutes. Let it simmer on a very low flame, never let it boil on high flame, to avoid curdling.  
  19. Serve baby corn palak | healthy baby corn palak sabzi | Indian style baby corn spinach curry | hot with tawa naan, roti or quick jeera rice

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Reviews

Baby Corn Palak
5
 on 13 Jun 16 06:55 PM


Hello...it would be better if cal, fat etc would be mentioned in it.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Harshil, we have updated the calories for Baby Corn Palak recipes.
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14 Jun 16 02:31 PM
Baby Corn Palak
5
 on 15 Apr 13 03:43 PM


Spinach and baby corn form a great combo.
Baby Corn Palak
2
 on 17 Mar 11 10:20 AM


Handy tip which is mentioned in ingredients is found no where??
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Hanisha, We have used 3/4 cup blanched spinach in the recipe, handy tip is guiding you as to how to make that. Hope that answers your query. Do mail us if we can help in any other way.
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14 Jun 16 04:03 PM
Baby Corn Palak
5
 on 05 Dec 10 08:54 PM


Great corn and palak combination! kids love it too. Its a nutritious and succulent salad and the blanching tip helps so much when it comes to presentation! thanks.