Definition of palak in English:

palak

noun

Indian
  • Spinach.

    ‘lamb palak’
    • ‘A glass of Indian whisky and a plate of palak paneer - a dish of spinach and cottage cheese - are at his side. We relax under a fine crescent moon.’
    • ‘I also had a bit of someone else's palak paneer (Indian cheese with spinach).’
    • ‘Well known ones are the masala puri stuffed with potato and spices, palak puri made with spinach, kadak puri made with atta, gram flour and seasonings and the snack, bhel puri.’
    • ‘In India spinach or palak has always been a favourite.’
    • ‘The menu covers a range of tasty dishes including chicken palak palay with fresh spinach leaves.’

Origin

Hindi pālak from Sanskrit pālakyā ‘green vegetables’.

Pronunciation

palak

/ˈpɑːlak/