East meets West! When the thought of eating just plain Palak Sabji is boring, you combine it with a western twist and have it with Lachha Paranthas! This platter is a fully satisfying meal as it combines the spicy flavours of India with the subtle blends of the West… Try it with different combinations and be surprised every time!
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- 3 plates
- Difficulty Level Moderate
- (3.3 /5)
- 12 ratings
- 2 big bunches of spinach cleaned and cut finely
- 1 onion finely chopped
- 2 green chillies
- 4 tsp chopped garlic
- 2 tsp minced garlic
- 3 tsp cream / malai
- 3 cups of boiled vegetables like cauliflower, potatoes, carrots, french beans and green peas
- 1 cup white sauce made out of 1 1/5 cups milk and 1 tbsp plain flour with 2 tsp butter
- 2 tsp dried herbs and chilli flakes
- 1 tsp black pepper powder
- 1/2 cup grated cheese
- salt to taste
- 3 tsp oil
- Heat oil in a pan. Add garlic, ginger, green chillies and onions and saute till onions turn transparent.
- Add the chopped spinach. Mix well.
- Cover and cook. Add salt and cream.
- Cook till the palak thickens. Add 1 tsp of plain flour to thicken it. Keep aside.
- Now saute the boiled vegetables in a little butter. Add the herbs, chilli flakes, pepper powder, white sauce and salt to taste.
- In a microwave safe plate make a layer of the thick palak sabji.
- Add a layer of the vegetables on top of it.
- Cover it with cheese and bake for 5 minutes till the cheese melts.
- Serve with hot lachha paranthas to enjoy this east-west meal!
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