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Anda Palak

Egg and Palak is a combination that is not only healthy but also delicious.
Here is a version that will help spice addicts like me and Tanmaya.

Ingredients:

  1. Egg: 4 Boiled
  2. Spinach: 4 cups
  3. Potato: 1 cut into cubes
  4. Onion:1 large thinly sliced
  5. Tomato: 1 medium finely chopped
  6. Ginger garlic paste: 2 tbsp
  7. Cumin Powder: 1 tbsp
  8. Coriander Powder: 1tbsp
  9. Turmeric Powder: 1 tsp
  10. Red Chilli Powder: 1 tbsp
  11. Salt: as per taste
  12. Cardamom: 2
  13. Cinnamon: 1/2 inch stick
  14. Bay Leaf: 1
  15. Garam Masala Powder: 1 tsp
  16. Oil: 2 tbsp
  17. Coriander leaves: 1/2 cup and little for garnish

Procedure:
In a pan heat oil. 
Add the potato cubes and fry till they are slightly golden. Remove from heat.
Shell the boiled eggs and fry till the outer skin is golden brown. 
Remove the eggs from heat and keep aside. As they cool down make a slit half way through each egg.
Roughly chop the spinach and coriander leaves.
Add the whole garam masala (cinnamon, cardamon and bay leaf).
Add the sliced onion to the oil along with a pinch of salt.
Let the onion cook till translucent.
Add ginger garlic paste and fry for 2-3 min or till the raw smell is gone.
Add the chopped tomato, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste. Mix well, cover and cook till the tomato is mushy.
Remove the lid, and cook the masala till the masala is cooked through and oil oozes out.
Add the fried potato  chopped spinach and coriander leaves, mix well , cover and cook on slow flame, till the potato is cooked through.
Remove the cover and add the fried boiled eggs to the mixture along with garam masala and cook till all the water from the spinach dries out. It will take 2-3 minute.

Turn off the heat garnish with coriander leaves and serve it hot with rice or roti and enjoy.
Till then Happy Blogging
Rakhee

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