Servings: 2

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 0

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

Ready In: 30 Minutes


  • 1 small bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp besan/gram flour
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • 2-3 garlic, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped onions
  • salt and pepper as required
  • 1.5 to 2 cups, chopped spinach/palak
  • 2 cups water


  1. first rinse the spinach/palak leaves very well in water.then chop them and keep aside.heat oil or butter in a sauce pan.add the bay leaf and fry for 2-3 secondsnow add the chopped garlic and fry till the garlic is light browned or browned.don't burn the garlic.fry the garlic on a low flame.add chopped onions and saute till the onions are softened.add the chopped spinach.stir and season with black pepper and add the besan or gram flour.stir well and pour 2 cups water.bring the mixture to a boil and then simmer for 3-4 minutes.switch off the fire and let the soup mixture cool.when the mixture's heat has reduced or has become warm, then blend with a handblender or in a mixer till smooth.check the seasoning and add some more salt or pepper if required.if the soup looks thick, then add ¼ or ½ cup water and stir.keep the well blended spinach/palak soup back on the stove for simmering for 2-3 minutes.serve palak soup hot sprinkled with some freshly crushed black pepper or grated paneer, cheese or topped with some cream.

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