Palak Makkai Malai By Foodie #48100


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A vegetable specialty preparation,palak makkai malai has makkai or corn kernels mixed with palak or spinach puree ,spices and cooked in a creamy(malai) rich gravy. Easy and yet a delicious recipe, which can be enjoyed with roti or parantha. .

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  1. Combine the moong dal and spinach, turmeric powder, cloves, cinnamon powder, onions, ginger, chillies and 1 1/2 cups water and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Or till the dal is soft.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a pan, add the corn, spinach mixture, salt, amchur, garam masala and saute till the mixture becomes thick.
  4. Add the cream and mix well.
  5. Heat the remaining ghee in a small pan and add chilli powder and pour over the vegetables and mix well.
  6. Serve hot with naan, roti, etc.

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