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Pallakurra Kurra! December 15, 2008


Pallakurra Kurra.. My mother always used to make different dishes with pallak and made us to eat them with a dallop of ghee..(as it a vegetable rich in iron and calcium). And it aswell tastes great. So here it is one of my mothers recipe of pallak.


1. Pallak – 1 packet or 1 bunch ( I prefer bunch to the packet as it is easy to cut and as well it is more fresh)

2. Onions – 1

3. Tomatoes – 1 (optional)

4. Green chillies

For seasoning:

1. Mustard seeds – 1 tbs

2. Jeera – 1 tbs

3. Hing – a pinch

4. Minnapappu/ Moong dal –  1 tbs

5. Sanaga Pappu / Chana dal – 1tbs

6. Red chillies – 1

7. Turmeric – a pinch


1. Wash and chop pallak, onions,tomatoes and green chillies.

2. In a pan put 1 tbs oil, mustard seeds, jeera, Hing, Minnapappu/ Moong dal, Sanaga Pappu / Chana dal, Red chillies,Turmeric . (Let them splutter)

3. Now add the chopped onions and tomatoes and fry for about 2 mins and then add green chillies and pallak.

4. Let it fry for about 10 minutes.

5. Finally add 1/2 tbs  salt and serve with Roti/ rice.


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