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Saag Aloo Recipe

Looking for an easy Saag Aloo recipe? Learn how to make Saag Aloo using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sszinser

Makes 3 servings



Spinach and Potato Vegetarian Indian Side Dish

Recipe Ingredients for Saag Aloo

400 grams Potatoes, Boiled
560 grams Spinach
300 gram onion
2 cloves garlic
5 gram Serrano Peppers
1 tsp. cumin powder
1 tsp. Spices Ground Coriander
1/2 tsp. garam masala
2 Tbsp, Fresh Lemon Juice
2 tbsp. canola oil
1 salt to taste

Recipe Directions for Saag Aloo

  1. Chop garlic and chiles. Stir the chillies into frozen chopped or pureed spinach along with lemon juice and leave sitting in bowl.

  2. Dice the blanched potatoes no larger than one inch squares. Chop onion and mince garlic.

  3. Bring oil to heat on high, add onion and garlic saute till golden (not burned). Add potato, cumin, and corander powder and stir on high for 5 minutes or until potato edges start turning translucent. If the spices start to stick to the pan, deglaze with one tablespoon hot water and scrape it clean.

  4. Add water to the pan until it comes half way up the potatoes. Lower heat to mediumish and cook potatoes unti fork can be easily inserted into the potato. Without breaking the potatoes, fold them into the spinach, add salt to taste and simmer for 5 minutes. Turn off heat and stir in the garam masala.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, Indian, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 444.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
307
Calories from Fat
103
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.4g
18%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
271mg
11%
Potassium
1168mg
33%
Total Carbohydrates
46.3g
15%
Dietary Fiber
11.2g
45%
Sugars
6.4g
Protein
11.1g
Vitamin A 451% Vitamin C 37%
Calcium 33% Iron 27%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
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