Mention green vegetables and one of the first names that pop up in anyone’s mind is that of spinach. It indeed is one of the most popular green leafy vegetable, isn’t it? And while the mention of green vegetables might put many off, the versatile spinach (palak) has a fan base across age groups. Thanks to the many delectable delicacies it can be turned into. While baked spinach or spinach crepes are some of the best examples of mouth-watering spinach treats, did you know Indian cuisine is no less in offering some amazing bets?  

Loaded with essential nutrients, spinach is low in cholesterol, rich in dietary fibre, magnesium, calcium, folic acid, and more. But above all it goes beyond just being a healthy vegetable and offers so much flavour in Indian cuisine too. Here we have five of the most amazing Indian spinach recipes that you must try. These desi palak delicacies are sure to motivate you to get started in the kitchen!

1. Lahsuni Palak Chawal 

A unique rice recipe packed with the goodness of spinach, onion, garlic, tomatoes and spices that are sure to tantalise your taste buds. The flavour of garlic teamed with the wholesome goodness of spinach is a match made in heaven! 

2. Palak Pakoda 

Crispy, scrumptious and wholesome, this palak pakoda is all that you need with your evening cup of tea. Spinach leaves coated with spiced gram flour batter and deep-fried till crisp, makes for a stellar snack to binge on.  

3. Palak Chaat 

Bring in a bit of crunchy snacking to your daily binge and make this quick and easy palak chaat that has deep fried spinach leaves topped with a host of chutneys, yogurt, sev, chaat masala and coriander leaves.  

4. Palak Idlis 

Give your regular idlis a healthy spin with these wholesome palak idlis! 

5. Palak Pooris 

Move over regular pooris and pair your sabzis, raitas and more with palak pooris. Wheat flour, spinach and spices mixed together for a yummy treat you won’t forget.