Palak or Spinach is very rich in iron and good source of minerals. It is highly recommended for elderly and pregnant women. It is a leafy vegetable and should be washed thoroughly before using. Tasty spinach/palak dishes can be made by mixing it with lentils, cottage cheese, paneer and other vegetables. You can also make crispy snacks using spinach too. Very interesting palak/spinach recipes can be found here.