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May 19, 2021

Lasooni Palak | Lehsuni Palak |Restaurant style Lasooni Palak– Garlic Spinach Curry

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lasooni palak recipe

Lasooni palak / Lehsuni palak / Spinach garlic curry is an easy and interesting side dish for rice and roti. I tried a restaurant style lasooni palak for the first time for our lunch yesterday. It came out so well. I enjoyed with both rice and chapathi. The flavor of roasted garlic in palak was so good. If you are looking for a change from the regular dal palak, this lehsuni palak is a good alternative.

Friends, do try this Lasooni palak / Lahsun palak recipe and enjoy with rice and roti.

Lehsuni palak

Lasooni palak recipe / Lahsun palak - Lehsuni palak recipe

Lasooni palak recipe / Lahsun palak - Lehsuni palak recipe

Lasooni palak recipe for rice – Palak gravy with roasted garlic.

Cuisine: Indian
Category: Side dish
Serves: 3
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 20 Minutes
Total time: 30 Minutes

  • Palak / Spinach - 2 cups
  • Big onion - 1 ( finely chopped)
  • Green chilli - 1 or 2 (-do-)
  • Gram flour – 1 tsp
  • Cooking oil - 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Sugar – 1/4 tsp
  • Kasoori methi – 1/2 tsp (crushed)
  • Fresh cream – 1 tbsp (optional)
  • Salt & water - as needed
  • Lemon juice – as needed
To temper
  • Ghee - 2 tsp
  • Garlic cloves - 1- (finely chopped)
  • Red chilli – 1 (pinched into 2)
  1. Wash and chop palak roughly. Chop onion, green chilli.
  2. Boil water in a pan. Add palak and boil for few minutes.
  3. Remove when its soft. Add to cold water to retain green color.
  4. Once cool, grind to a paste adding turmeric powder and sugar. Set aside.
  5. Heat oil in a kadai. Temper cumin seeds, big onion, green chilli , ginger garlic paste and saute till transparent. Add gram flour and mix well without lumps.
  6. Add the palak paste, salt and required water. Boil for few minutes.
  7. Switch off the flame once its thick. Heat ghee in a kadai.
  8. Add finely chopped garlic and red chilli. Saute till garlic turns light golden in color.
  9. Add to the palak and mix well. Switch off the flame and add lemon juice.
  10. Serve hot with rice and roti. Enjoy !
  • Wash and chop palak roughly. Wash and chop onion, green chilli finely. Set aside.

  • Boil water in a bowl. Add the chopped palak and cook till its soft. Remove and add to cold water to retain its green color.
  • Lasooni palak
  • Once its cool, take in a mixie jar, add little turmeric powder and sugar. Grind to a smooth paste. Keep it aside.
  • Lasooni palak
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Temper cumin seeds. Add onion, green chilli and ginger garlic paste. Saute till onion turns transparent. Add gram flour and mix quickly without lumps.
  • Add the ground palak paste. Add salt and required water. Boil for few minutes till it becomes thick. Add crushed kasoori methi. If you like you can add a tbsp of fresh cream. Switch off the flame.
  • Lasooni palak
  • Heat ghee in a small kadai. Add finely chopped garlic cloves. Roast till light golden in color. Add red chilli and switch off the flame. Add to the palak. Add lemon juice and Mix well. Serve with rice and roti !
  • Lasooni palak
    Enjoy !


  • For variations, you can saute one bayleaf, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom in oil along with cumin seeds.
  • You can skip fresh cream but adding it gives a rich and creamy restaurant taste to the gravy.
  • You can make the gravy thick or semi thick as you wish.

Try this easy, yummy Lehsuni palak and enjoy !

Lasooni palak

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