Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Restaurant Style Aloo Palak (Potato Spinach) Curry using Slow Cooker

Today I am posting a very simple vegan curry for a busy week day dinner or lunch. Recipe for Aloo-Palak Curry does not require many ingredients and most of them are easily available in any pantry. This mildly spiced curry is simple combination of cubed potatoes and spinach. Making it in slow-cooker or crockpot makes is ever easier. It tastes great with Jeera Rice, Naan, Roti or Paratha.

crockpot aloo palak recipe

Preparation Time 10 Minute
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Serves: 4 people

1. 2 cup cut potato
2. 2 cup chopped spinach
3. 1/2 cup nicely cut onion
4. 1tsp shredded garlic
5. 1 nicely cut green chili
6. 1/2tsp red chili powder
7. 1/4tsp turmeric powder
8. 1/4tsp coriander powder
9. 1/4tsp garam masala ( all spice powder )
10. salt to taste
11. 2tbsp nicely cut coriander ( cilantro ) leaves
(All these spices are easily available in any Indian Store. You can find all the spices mentioned above in this lovely Indian Spices Starter Kit .This start kit contains almost 30 different spices and is indeed good value for the price.)


1. 2 - 1/2tbsp oil
2. 1tsp cumin seeds
3. 2tbs water


1. Combine first 10 ingredients in a slow cooker bowl.
2. Heat oil in a small sauce pan in stove top. When oil it hot, add cumin seeds.
3. When cumin seeds cracks, add them in slow-cooker.
4. Add 2tbsp water and mix it well.
6. Cover the slow-cooker and set it on high
7. After about 1 hour and 30 minutes aloo palak will ready to eat.
8. Transfer in a serving bowl and sprinkle with coriander leaves.
9. Serve hot with roti, paratha or rice.

Similar Recipes:
Slow Cooker Aloo-Gobi Recipe
Slow Cooker Mix-Vegetable Curry Recipe
Slow Cooker Vegetable Pulao/Pulav Recipe

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Sending this entry to In My Veg Box - Potatoes Event @ citrusspiceuk and Slow-Cooker 7-a-day challenge.


  1. This recipe looks delicious and tasty.

    1. Thank You Nayna. It is very easy to make too.

  2. I don't have a slow cooker as I always felt that Indian cooking isn't suited to it but reading your recipe makes me realise how easy it would be to transfer the curry to a slow cooker once you have added the tadka. Thanks for sharing the recipe and linking it to my Veg event too.

    1. Hello Mina,

      Agree with you. It took me while to realize benefit of slow cooker for Indian cooking. Now that I have started using it, my slow cooker never goes back in the cabinet.

  3. Thanks for joining me for The Slow Cooker challenge, your Spinach and Potato Curry looks great.

    1. Thank You Janice. Looking forward to the round-up.


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