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palak soup or spinach soup , how to make palak soup

Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Servings: 2

What you need

1 small bay leaf
1 tbsp besan/gram flour
¼ tsp cumin powder
2-3 garlic, finely chopped
¼ cup chopped onions
salt and pepper as required
1.5 to 2 cups, chopped spinach/palak
2 cups water

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How to do it

1. first rinse the spinach/palak leaves very well in water.then chop them and keep aside.heat oil or butter in a sauce pan.add the bay leaf and fry for 2-3 secondsnow add the chopped garlic and fry till the garlic is light browned or browned.don't burn the garlic.fry the garlic on a low flame.add chopped onions and saute till the onions are softened.add the chopped spinach.stir and season with black pepper and salt.now add the besan or gram flour.stir well and pour 2 cups water.bring the mixture to a boil and then simmer for 3-4 minutes.switch off the fire and let the soup mixture cool.when the mixture's heat has reduced or has become warm, then blend with a handblender or in a mixer till smooth.check the seasoning and add some more salt or pepper if required.if the soup looks thick, then add ¼ or ½ cup water and stir.keep the well blended spinach/palak soup back on the stove for simmering for 2-3 minutes.serve palak soup hot sprinkled with some freshly crushed black pepper or grated paneer, cheese or topped with some cream.

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Nutrition

Calories
33.25cal ( 1.66% of daily need)
Fat
0.43g ( 0.67% of daily need)
Saturated Fat
0.06g ( 0.35% of daily need)
Carbohydrates
5.99g ( 2% of daily need)
Sugar
1.39g ( 1.54% of daily need)
Cholesterol
0mg ( 0% of daily need)
Sodium
228.21mg ( 9.92% of daily need)
Protein
1.94g ( 3.88% of daily need)
Vitamin K
109.14µg ( 103.94% of daily need)
Vitamin A
2118.3IU ( 42.37% of daily need)
Manganese
0.35mg ( 17.54% of daily need)
Folate
64.04µg ( 16.01% of daily need)
Vitamin C
8.78mg ( 10.64% of daily need)
Magnesium
30.23mg ( 7.56% of daily need)
Vitamin B6
0.13mg ( 6.27% of daily need)
Copper
0.12mg ( 6.14% of daily need)
Iron
1.07mg ( 5.97% of daily need)
Potassium
203.28mg ( 5.81% of daily need)
Fiber
1.34g ( 5.37% of daily need)
Calcium
44.36mg ( 4.44% of daily need)
Vitamin B1
0.05mg ( 3.5% of daily need)
Phosphorus
34.64mg ( 3.46% of daily need)
Vitamin E
0.5mg ( 3.35% of daily need)
Vitamin B2
0.06mg ( 3.31% of daily need)
Zinc
0.33mg ( 2.22% of daily need)
Selenium
1.08µg ( 1.54% of daily need)
Vitamin B3
0.29mg ( 1.43% of daily need)

Breakdown

Proteins
21.8%
Fat
10.95%
Carbs
67.25%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only.

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