Palak Gosht means, ‘Spinach with mutton curry’ and it is usually prepared with lamb or goat meat. Image by powerplantop
Palak Gosht is a popular and traditional meat with vegetable dish in Pakistan. Palak Gosht means, ‘Spinach with mutton curry’ and it is usually prepared with lamb or goatmeat. This dish is also favorite of some people in the northern parts of India. It is not essentially to use lamb meat as sometimes it is even cooked with beef and chicken as well. Palak Gosht is also a dish normally included in the wedding feast menus in Pakistan. People not only prefer it with boiled rice but it has scrumptious flavor when taken with tandoori bread or chapatti.
The main ingredients to prepare this exquisite dish include; lamb meat cut into small pieces, washed and fresh spinach leaves, green chilies, chopped onions and tomatoes, crushed Red chili, turmeric and coriander powders and Garam Masala, butter and cooking oil. Spinach leaves are put into a pot with 1-2 quarters of water and boiled for 20 minutes. After this, drainage is done with almost one cup reserve water and then it is put into a blender to make a thick paste. Then it is time to make curry by adding garlic and tomatoes pastes along with spices after frying for few minutes. When the curry is ready, the lamb / goat meat is added and cooked till become tender. Once the water is evaporated, it is time to add the spinach paste after mixing well and boiled for 20 minutes. Palak Gosht or Spinach with mutton curry is ready to be served after garnishing with thinly sliced fresh ginger.