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Palak Masala

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Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes

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Use Moji's Palak Masala packet to create a tasty, braised spinach dish in about half an hour. Warm, nutty, and chili-free, this flavorful masala is the perfect way to spice up your everyday spinach. Cook alongside Moji’s Dahl and basmati rice for a delicious and complete vegan Indian meal.


1 tablespoon olive oil

3 cloves of garlic, chopped

1 packet MM Spinach Masala

1 pound fresh baby spinach

1/2 teaspoon fine salt (not sea salt)

1 lemon wedge (for garnish)


Step 1  Blanch the spinach leaves until just wilted.  Drain and squeeze out excess water with the back of a large spoon.

Step 2  Place a medium size pot on medium heat. When the pan is hot, add olive oil.  Add the garlic to the hot oil and sauté for one minute.

Step 3  Add the Palak Masala and mix into the oil as evenly as possible for about 10-15 seconds, or until fragrant.  Add a splash of water to prevent your spices from burning.  If it smells like the spices are starting to burn, simply remove the pan from heat.

Step 4  Add the spinach and salt.  Sauté for about 2-3 minutes, until the spices are well incorporated.

Step 5.  Add ¼ cup of water, turn heat to low and cover.  Cook for about 5 minutes.

Step 6 Remove cover, turn heat to medium high and sauté until the excess water evaporates.  Finish with lemon and salt, to taste.  Serve with rice and plain yogurt

Note: If you prefer a quick flavorful sautéed spinach, simply follow steps 2-4 and sauté longer, for about 5 minutes until the spinach is fully cooked.

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