Palak Shorba

Mughlai cooking makes use of loads of healthy and leafy green vegetables. Palak or spinach is full of nutritional goodness and can make any dish attractive by giving it a lovely bright green colour.

Palak Shorba is a fresh and spicy delicacy that can be savored hot garnished with some ginger. The milk added to this recipe makes it creamy, while the mint and lemon juice combined together, add just the required amount of freshness!

You can also try other shorbas like the Moong Dal ka Shorba and Tomato Shorba .

Palak Shorba

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Palak Shorba recipe - How to make Palak Shorba

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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    Main procedure
  1. Boil 2 cups of water in a pan, add the spinach and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Do not drain. Keep aside and allow to cool.
  3. Combine the spinach, mint leaves and green chillies and blend in a mixer to a smooth purée.
  4. Transfer the purée into a pan, add the milk and bring to boil.
  5. Add the salt, black pepper powder and lemon juice and mix well.
  6. For the tempering, heat the ghee in a small pan, add the garlic and sauté till it turns golden brown.
  7. Add this tempering to the spinach mixture. Mix well and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Serve hot garnished with ginger juliennes.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy108 cal
Protein3.6 g
Carbohydrates4.9 g
Fiber1.9 g
Fat7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A3936.1 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20.2 mg
Vitamin B30.4 mg
Vitamin C21.1 mg
Folic Acid88.7 mcg
Calcium160.4 mg
Iron1.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium49.6 mg
Potassium191.8 mg
Zinc0.2 mg