18th March 2018

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.


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.


Serve with chappatis.


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