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KEVIN'S KITCHEN Try this gorgeous Indian starter, Saag aloo, which takes just 25 minutes


Saag Aloo

Saag Aloo

Saag Aloo


  • 3-4 rooster potatoes, cut into small chunks
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tbsp oil or ghee
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1cm fresh ginger, chopped
  • 1 red chilli, finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 80g spinach
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Place the potatoes in a large saucepan, add salt and turmeric and cover with water.
  2. Bring to the boil and then simmer gently for 10-12 minutes until just softened. Remove from the heat and drain in a colander. Keep warm.
  3. In the meantime, heat the oil or ghee in a large pan, add the onion, garlic and ginger and fry for about 2-3 minutes. Stir in the chilli and the curry powder and continue cooking and stirring for 2 minutes.
  4. Once the potatoes are cooked, add them and the spinach to the onions. Cook for 2 minutes until the spinach starts to wilt. Check the seasoning and serve immediately.

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