About the Recipe
Palak Shorba is a healthy and nutritious spinach soup that is packed with flavors. This Indian soup is made with fresh spinach, onions, garlic, and spices, creating a vibrant and comforting dish.
Palak or Spinach: Fresh leaves - 2 big bunches
Vegetables: Onion, ginger and garlic.
More vegetables: add your favourites like broccoli, carrots, cabbage, sweet corn, bell pepper and peas. (One bowl) I prefer just corn. Love the crunch as I soup in.
Butter: 1 tablespoon.
Seasonings: salt and pepper.
Lemon Juice: 1 freshly squeezed lemon
Cumin powder: 1 teaspoon
Milk: 50ml (optional)
Heat butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add sliced onion, finely chopped ginger, garlic and saute for 30 secs until they turn translucent.
Add the washed spinach leaves. Don't cover the saucepan and cook for a few minutes until soft. Switch of flame and allow it to cool
Puree this spinach mixture and transfer back to the sauce pan.
Add 500 ml of water and vegetables and bring to boil.
Switch off the flame and add the lime juice and sprinkle cumin powder.
Serve hot with a hot pulka or butter roti.
Optional: Add 50 ml of milk if you like your shorba creamy.