For gravy based Palak dishes, puree / paste is needed and that should also be green in colour. Only then the gravy will look attractive. To prepare a green palak puree / paste just follow the method mentioned below.
How to prepare Spinach / Palak Puree?
Take a bunch or two of the palak leaves. First clean and wash the palak leaves and remove stems if any.
Now pour a cup of water into a wide bottommed vessel and put on fire.
As the water starts boiling add the spinach leaves. Cover for a minute or so.
Now you can see the leaves getting limp and immerse in water. Once all the leaves are immersed, remove from fire.
Cover for a minute and then drain out the hot water. Rinse under tap in running water.
Drain the water, keep aside.
Put the leaves in the blender and blend it to a puree.
You can store the puree in the refrigerator for about 3-4 days at the most for a week.