40 + Spinach Recipes / Paalak Recipes

Spinach is a superfood and is loaded with tons of nutrients in a low-calorie package.

Both raw and cooked spinach are excellent sources of protein, iron, vitamins, and minerals .

Here is a collection of 40 +Spinach Recipes .

Healthy and Delicious !!



Recipes from Archana

Peas Paalak

A unique combo fresh green peas combined with spinach make an excellent main course dish.

Paalak Moongdal

A classic combo of spinach and lentils to make a perfect balanced curry.

Paalak Kootu

A traditional South Indian style of cooking Spinach.



Recipes from Bhawna Singh 

Paalak Chutney

A delicious condiment,full of iron.

Tofu Paalak

Tofu Paalak is a lovely healthy variation for those who avoid dairy.

Dal Palak

A wholesome dish full of protein.



Recipes from Harini

Spinach and Paneer Pinwheel Puffs

Spinach and Paneer along with spices stuffed into a puff pastry sheet, rolled, sliced and baked. Makes a fantastic starter, snack and is kid friendly.

Paalak Moong ke Kebab

Batter is made using moong dal batter, spinach and spices. Bread crumbs add the crunch and bind the kebabs. Fantastic starter served on a bed of lettuce.

Paneer Spinach filled Ravioli

The classic combination of Palak and Paneer stuffed in ravioli and served with pasta sauce and steamed vegetables.

Spinach Lasagna Roll ups

Yet another classic dish with palak and paneer, stuffed in lasagna sheets, rolled up and baked in pasta sauce and cheese.

Greek Spanakopita

Spinach and herb filling in the form of a samosa and baked to perfection.

Paalak Monng Daal Curry

This basic everyday Palak moong dal saute has spinach, moong dal and coconut along with spices.



Recipes from Mireille

Apricot Spinach Salad

A wonderful light seasonal salad for summer utilizing apricot and spinach with a fabulous harissa and apricot dressing.

Spinach Pesto Pasta

A Vegetarian one pot dish with freshly made spinach pesto and chickpeas.

Chickpea Spinach Pomegranate Salad

Full of protein and iron, this is a salad that packs a lot of nutrition in one plate!

Chickpea Spinach Samosa

Love samosas but want to keep away from those fried foods? These baked samosas are so healthy, full of protein and iron!

Spinach Instant Aioli all purpose Condiment

A fast and easy all purpose condiment. It can be used as a dip, sauce or sandwich spread.



Recipes from Mayuri

Mushroom Spinach Curry

A different take on the spinach based gravy where one can add any vegetables instead of paneer to make a wholesome curry/sabji.

Moong and Spinach Muthia

A super healthy carb free muthia recipe. I used only whole soaked moong and spinach to make this steamed Gujarati snack.

Moong Daal and Spinach Handvo / Baked Lentil Cake with Spinach

Handvo is usually made from rice and dal flours mixed together. This recipe uses just moong dal with skin and spinach to make a tasty baked Gujarati snack.

Watermelon Spinach Feta Salad

A great way to enjoy some raw spinach with some sweet watermelon in the form of a salad. Filling because of the feta cheese and healthy because of the spinach and watermelon.

Spinach Paneer Balls with Tagliatelline

Spinach and paneer balls are steamed instead of frying and enjoyed with some tagliatelline and homemade tomato sauce. A guilt free way to enjoy some pasta and adding spinach to your kid’s diet.



Recipes from Priya Suresh

Paalak Chakli / Spinach Murukku

Give a twist to our own usual chakli by adding pureed spinach. This green chakli will definitely makes a catchy Diwali savory to please your tastebuds.

Raajma Spinach Pulao

Nutritious, protein packed easy rice dish to enjoy with a rich curry. One of the best way to sneak spinach.

Crustless Spinach Potato Quiche

No crust obviously this dish is quite an easy breezy French style quiche to makes a satisfying meal. One of the quick quiche dish to be give a try at home.

Spinach Chickpea Masala Rice

A prefect lunchbox friendly gluten free and vegan dish to pack. Adding chickpeas makes this simple spinach rice more interesting and nutritious.

Cheesy Garlic Spinach Rolls

Don’t know how to add greens in your bread rolls,you have take a look at this easy garlic rolls loaded with spinach.

Carrot Spinach Black Eyed Peas Medhu

South Indians make greens loaded vada, obviously here comes an interesting vada prepared with black eyed peas and spinach. Give a twist to your usual way of preparing vadas.



Recipes from Renu

Paalak / Spinach Paratha

Paalak or spinach paratha is Indian style flatbread where palak/spinach is mixed with dough. A way to make your flatbread more healthy and sneak in the vegetables for a fussy eater.

Paalak / Spinach Pooris

Paalak Poori is another way to incorporate palak/spinach in your deit. Here instead of shallow frying the bread,  it is deep fried,This  is  enjoyed by the kids and adults along with some curry or kheeer/pudding or as it  is.

Whole Wheat Paalak Samosa

Indian samosa’s are a favorite snack or let me say a favorite street food and is generally with the filling of potatoes or potatoes and peas. They are deep fried and served with spicy and sweet chutneys. To make it healthier I have baked and added paalak in the dough and made it using whole wheat flour instead of all purpose flour.




Recipes from Ritu

Paalak Pakora

If crispiness is to be defined, then try these palak pakoras with a spicy minty chutney.

Sabudana Paalak Vada

Sabudana Palak Vada is soft and crunchy at the same time. When you take a bite of this, the softness of it pleases your palate and takes you to another world. The crunch in it brings you back to the reality.



Recipes from Sandhiya

Spinach Masiyal / Spinach Kadaiyal

Spinach Masiyal – an easy accompaniment for your rice made from the pureed spinach and flavored with garlic & basic spices. My take on traditional South Indian Keerai masiyal with spinach. Taste best with kara kuzhambu

Spinach Daal Paruppu Keerai Pasalai

Spinach Dal is an other easy accompaniment made from pureed spinach and dal, it goes well with both rice and roti.

Spinach Masala Dosa

Spinach Masala Dosa is one of the popular dosa variety from the “99 dosa cart”. Thin dosa crepes spread with red chutney and spicy spinach masala. Perfect for brunch or dinner.

Eggless Spinach Muffin

 This eggless green muffin is idle for grab and go kind of breakfast. Healthy, soft and tasty muffins made from spinach.

Keerai Kootu / Paalak Daal

 Kootu is a healthy accompaniment made from spinach and dal. This spinach kootu is almost similar to the accompaniment served in restaurant along with South Indian meals.





Recipes from Sandhya




One of the best recipe to use tofu instead of paneer is this palak tofu recipe. My boys loves spinach/palak and tofu, so I recreated this ever favorite palak paneer recipe with tofu.




A very different and out of ordinary dish. I would have never thought spinach would be this good in raita until I tried this recipe. A very refreshing and cooling raita to make with stuffed parathas.




A good change from the routine onion/tomato gravy is this mixed vegetable subzi with greens. A great way to feed the children greens along with a mixture of other vegetables.




The traditional spinach lasagna has taken a twist in this recipe as a roll up. This is a great recipe to make for a crowd as it is much easier to serve. This is a perfect recipe to make for weekend lunch.




A very classic recipe from the Albanian region. Although similar to the Greek Spanakopita, this recipe is very famous in the Albanian region. They use the feta cheese made from sheep’s milk and it renders a pretty sharp flavor to the dish.



Recipes from Sapna

Spinach and Apple Salad

Looking for an easy and nutritious salad then this spinach apple salad is just perfect for you. The crunchy baby spinach leaves when combined with apple, walnuts and lemon viniagrette taste amazing and makes a wonderful light and tasty meal.

Cheesy Spinach and Corn Bites

A very tasty and cheesy spinach corn baked bites are the answer for your fussy eaters. These bites are perfect for kids birthday party and also a wonderful lunchbox snack too.

Spinach Hummus

How about a twist to the classic hummus and try making with baby spinach leaves. It not only gives a nice color but a delicious flavor to the hummus as well.

Spinach Corn and Cheese Puffs

I. remember eating those aloo patties back in school and college days. So in this recipe I tried to create a slightly healthy twist to those aloo puffs which are filled with spinach, corn and cheese filling instead.

Spinach and Paneer Pinwheels

We moms always try to find ways to incorporate greens in our kids diet. This is another such way where spinach are cooked  with tomatoes and onions and mixed with paneer to make a tasty stuffing for the pinwheels.

Baby Spinach Fritters

Who wouldn’t want to eat crispy gram flour batter covered deep fried baby spinach leaves with some hot masala chai. I bet no one can resist this tempting combo.




Recipes from Usha

Saag Aaloo / Spinach Potato Curry

Saag Aaloo is a simple, yet flavorful dry curry with green leaves (spinach) and potatoes. This is a jazzed up version of potato fry using minimal spices; mustard seeds and chili powder. Serve it with rice or any Indian flatbread.

Spinach Rice

Spinach rice or pulao is a flavorful rice and pairs well with raita or a gravy.  Addition of tomato gives a tiny bit if tang to pulao. Great for lunch boxes and also to add to any party menu.

Spinach Fry

Spinach is loaded with nutrients and easy way to incorporate in everyday diet is this simple spinach stir fry.

Spinach Raita

Cooked spinach mixed with mustard seasoned yogurt is a mouthwatering combination.  A great accompaniment to pulao and biryani. A thick raita (less yogurt) doubles up as a dip for pita chips as well.

Soya Granules Spinach Fried Rice

This is a great wholesome recipe for weeknight dinners. It is an Indian version of fried rice with spinach, cooked soya granules seasoned with Indian spices. It has carbs, veggie (spinach) and protein (soya granules) and an awesome recipe to use up leftover rice.



Finally My Recipes

Spinach and Lentil Crepes

Lentils and spinach combine to make this a healthy crepe, moong bean sprouts add on to the it’s goodness.

Lebanese Spinach and Bean Rice

A deliciousLebanese rice which is full of protein and folic acid. Spinach and kidney beans make this a complete healthy meal.

Spaghetti and Spinach Fritters

Spaghetti and Spinach combine with creamy white sauce to make these melt in the mouth fritters.

Stuffed Dhokla with Carrot and Spinach

Steamed lentil cakes are stuffed with fresh green spinach and carrot to make this a healthy , low calorie evening snack . Perhaps you could enjoy this as a meal.

Spinach and Onion Bread

A very unique flavorful bread with onion and spinach, a bread you will not stop at a slice.

Paalak Dahi Wada

A twist to the regular dahi wada, try these soft Indian dumplings dunked into creamy whipped yogurt, with some simple , yet finger licking spices.

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