Spinach Pickle

2 May

Palakura Pacchadi


Spinach/ Palakura/ Palak 1 bunch
Oil 2 tbsps
Red chillies 4
Urad dal 3 tbsps
Tamarind extract 1 tsp
Oil 1 tbsp
Sesame seeds 2 tsps
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Wash thoroughly and chop spinach coarsely.
Heat oil and add chopped spinach.
Saute for few minutes or until spinach loses most of the water.

Heat oil and saute broken red chillies, urad dal until the dal turns light brown.

Heat few drops of water in a skillet, add sesame seeds and saute until they turn light brown.

Grind sesame seeds in a blender, then add red chillies and urad dal.
When they grind into fine powder, add tamarind extract and salt.
Finally add fried spinach and grind into paste.

Stays for a week or more if stored tight and in a refrigerator.

11 Responses to “Spinach Pickle”

  1. shanti May 2, 2007 at 11:29 am #

    hi i love this so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!i often do this and urs look yummy toooooooooo………

  2. anusharaji May 2, 2007 at 11:34 am #

    i luv it too
    first time i made this and its awesome
    thx btw

  3. asha May 2, 2007 at 12:22 pm #

    I make Pachadi with yogurt like this.Pickle might not be right title.Looks yummy though,great with rice or even parathas.Thanks A:)

  4. Jyothi May 2, 2007 at 8:33 pm #

    Hi Raji, This is different way. I too prepare spinach pickle in different variations. Yours looks so yummy. Surely i will try yours also.

  5. Sharmi May 3, 2007 at 6:10 pm #

    very new recipe. chuse daniki baga undi!

  6. Madhavi May 4, 2007 at 3:18 am #

    pachadi chudadaniki chala bagundi. Mee photos kudaa chala baguntaayi.


  7. anusharaji May 4, 2007 at 11:21 am #

    @asha with yogurt? replace spinach with yogurt then?
    i didnt know what else to title it.
    @sharmi this is std in my family, whats urs like?
    @madhavi thx a lot. naku tinataniki inka ekkuva nacchindi šŸ˜‰

  8. Aswini February 24, 2010 at 1:12 am #

    the best site in search about Cookings…. i love this and thanks alot to the management and sponsors of this cooking curriculum. thanxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  9. rama devi July 7, 2010 at 10:08 pm #

    i like your blog a lot, yours is best telugu cooking based website.

    Thank you for your effort. I look forward to viewing your website everyday

  10. sobharajeev January 5, 2012 at 2:10 pm #

    very nice and delicious healthy cooking ,great


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