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Saag Aloo Recipe

Saag Aloo (Aloo Palak)

Saag Aloo aka Aloo Palak is a classic vegetarian recipe that’s made with spinach and potatoes. It’s quick, easy and so very nutritious.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Pakistani/Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 121kcal


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 4 garlic cloves chopped finely
  • 1 medium onion chopped finely
  • 2 medium potatoes chopped into cubes
  • 2 to matoes chopped finely
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 450 grams frozen spinach I get the chopped kind
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kasuri methi optional


  • Heat oil in a medium sized saucepan. Add the cumin and garlic and fry for a minute or two until golden.
  • Now add the finely chopped onion, and fry until its golden brown.
  • Add the chopped potatoes, and cook for 5 minutes or so until slightly cooked.
  • Now add the tomatoes along with the red chilli powder, turmeric and salt. Cook for 5-7 minutes until you can see the oil coming to the surface.
  • Now add the spinach and cook on medium low heat, covered, for 15-20 minutes while stirring every few minutes.
  • Once the spinach is cooked, add kasuri methi and garam masala powder. Mix.
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 121kcal