11th July 2024

Palak Coconut Bhaji

Palak Coconut Bhaji

Remember Popeye and Spinach? All fans of Popeye know that whenever the sailor needed a boost of energy, he would down a can of spinach. Yes, spinach is a super food loaded with nutrients. Follow these simple steps to make a dry palak coconut bhaji that will just melt in your mouth.

Serves – A Family of Four

Prep. Time – 15 Mins.

Cooking Time – 12 to 15 Mins.


  • Spinach – 2 medium bunches
  • Onion (finely chopped) – 2 medium
  • Dry Red Chilly (broken into 3 pieces) – 1
  • Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp.
  • Oil – 2 tbsp.
  • Salt – ½ tsp. or to taste

Masala Paste (coarsely ground):

  • Coconut (grated) – ½ cup
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Cumin Seeds – ½ tsp.
  • Green Chillies – 2

Step 1:     Wash the palak well and shred/chop finely.

Step 2:     Heat oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds. When they crackle add the red chilly pieces, onion and sauté on low heat for 2 minutes till the onion is translucent.

Making of Palak Coconut Bhaji

Step 3:     Add the chopped palak and salt. Sauté for 2 minutes and then add the coarsely ground masala. Cover and cook on low heat for 10 minutes. Do not add any water.

Making of Palak Coconut Bhaji

Serve with chappatis.

Making of Palak Coconut Bhaji

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