Spinach & Potatoes ~ Saag Aloo

Potatoes and Spinach leaves also know as Aloo Saag is a tasty and easy side dish with any meal. Spinach is high in fiber and aids in digestion and helps to maintain low blood sugar. A tasty way to eat your greens. Serve it with Roti or Partha.

Prep Time : 15 mins                                  Cook Time : 20 mins
Serves : 4


  • 4 Medium Potatoes, cut into cubes
  • 500 gms Spinach ( Palak), chopped
  • 2″ ginger, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Onions , chopped
  • 2 green Chillies , choppped
  • 1 tsp Cumin (Zeera) powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander ( Dhania) Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric ( Haldi)
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 3 tbsp Oil


  1. Wash the spinach leaves and drain them properly so that there is no water left in the leaves. Chop the spinach and keep aside.
  2. Heat Oil in a pan over medium heat and fry the onions, ginger, garlic and chillies for about 2 mins.
  3. Add the chopped potatoes and stir fry for another 5 mins. Then add the cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric and salt and fry for 2-3 mins. When the masala starts sticking to the pan, sprinkle a bit of water and cover and cook over low flame till the potatoes become tender
  4. Add the spinach leaves to the potatoes and cook for another 3-5 mins. The leave should on be over cooked. Sprinkle garam masala and serve with Rotis.