PALAK MAKKAI MALAI RECIPE

Palak Makkai Malai / Palak Makkai Malai Recipe

Palak Makkai Malai Recipe is a very unique flavour due to sweet corn kernels. Palak makkai malai has makkai or corn kernels mixed with palak or spinach gravy, spices and cooked in a creamy-malai rich gravy. It is easy and delicious recipe. You can be enjoyed with roti or rice.

  • Prep Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20-25 minutes
  • Yield: 3
  • Skill Level: Easy

Ingredients:

  • Chopped Spinach – 1 bunch
  • Chopped Green Chili – 2-3 nos.
  • Grated Ginger – 1 inch
  • Chopped Onion – 1 small
  • Moong Dal – 2-3 tbsp
  • Cream – 1/3 cup
  • Cinnamon-Cloves Powder – 1/2 tbsp
  • Garam Masala – 1/2 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tbsp
  • Dry Mango Powder – 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt as per taste –
  • Oil – 3-4 tbsp
  • Fried Paneer Cubes – 1/2 cup

Instructions:

  • Wash and soak moong dal for 1/2 hour.
  • Cook dal in pressure cook with water, spinach, cinnamon-cloves powder, onion, ginger, green chili and salt.
  • When dal is soft, mash mixture with a ladle.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan on medium flame, add corn, dal-spinach mixture, salt, dry mango powder and garam masala, mix well.
  • Cook it till dal becomes thick.
  • Add beaten malai or cream and stir till smooth.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves, fried paneer cubes and pour ghee or butter on top.
  • Serve hot palak makkai malai with naan/roti.
PALAK MAKKAI MALAI RECIPE was last modified: March 24th, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes