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Lasooni Corn Palak

Smita
A delicious preparation of sweet corn in luscious spinach curry. Beautiful green colored palak curry looks amazing with sweet yellow corn. It's garlicky, creamy, spicy and tastes wonderful. Goes well with roti or rice.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian Cuisine.
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Can ,15 oz Whole Sweet Corn
  • 4 Cup Spinach ,tightly packed
  • 1 Medium Onion ,chopped
  • 1 Medium Ripe Tomato Chopped
  • 1 Green Chili (Optional)
  • 1 Tbsp Avocado oil /Oil of your choice
  • ½ Tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • ½ Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tsp Kashmiri Red Chili Powder(Optional)
  • Salt according to the taste.
  • 1 Tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice

For Tempering

  • 2 cloves Chopped Garlic
  • 1 Small Dry Red Chili
  • ½ Tbsp Oil of your choice

For Garnish

  • 1 Tbsp Coconut Cream/Heavy Cream (Optional)
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh Cilantro Leaves

Instructions
 

  • Wash the spinach leaves and dip them in boiling water for 2 minutes.Drain and remove them in a bowl filled with ice cold water.This process will stop the cooking and retain the color.Make a smooth puree of spinach .Keep it aside.
  • Chop and prepare everything else.
  • Take a pan /Wok.
  • Add oil to it .When its hot enough add cumin seeds and green chili.Let it crackle.
  • Add chopped onion to it .Saute it till it looks transparent .Your flame should be medium ,not high.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute it till the raw smell is gone .
  • Add turmeric powder,coriander powder,chili powder and salt to it .Add very little salt at this time .You can always adjust it later.
  • Add chopped tomato to it .Saute it .at this time mix 1 tbsp of water to the spice mix .This will help you in the making of spice mix.
  • Let it cook for 4-5 minute on slow flame .Stir in between .Cooking spices ,onion tomato is really important in making good curry .If you think its sticking to the bottom ,add 1 tbsp of water again and scrape the bottom.
  • Cook for 3-4 minute .Spice mix will start to release oil now .Add spinach puree at this time.Add drained and washed corn to it .Let it cook on medium /low flame for 4-5 minute.
  • If its thick for your taste add ½ cup of warm water to it .Taste the seasoning and adjust it .
  • If you are doing tempering then go ahead otherwise your corn spinach curry is ready to enjoy.
  • Garnish and serve.

How to do tempering

  • Take a small pan .
  • Add oil .When its hot add chopped garlic and dry red chili.
  • Cook it till it looks light brown /cooked.
  • Pour it over the corn palak .
  • Garnish and serve with bread or rice.
  • Enjoy.