Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Spinach curry

Spinach curry is a spicy and aromatic curry best served hot with Rice. This curry is my personal favorite and is healthy. 

Nutritional Information  (Approx) (per serving)
Energy  95 Calories
Fat 6 %
Carbohydrates 4 %
Dietary Fiber 4 %
Sodium 11 %
Vitamin A 21 %
Vitamin C 4 %
Calcium  1 %
Iron  4 %
Protein 1.7 Grams
Sugar 0.3 Grams

Spinach leaves cleaned & chopped 1 cup
Groundnuts/Peanuts 1/2 cup
Red chillies 5 or 6
Oil 2 tsps
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
Onion chopped  1
Water  2 cups
Salt to taste
Coriander powder 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder 1/2 tsp
Tamarind a small lemon size

Heat a pan and roast the peanuts till the aroma starts filling.

Also roast the red chillies for 3 minutes.

Let them cool.

Add tamarind and grind it to a smooth paste.

In a pot, heat oil and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.

Once the mustard seeds starts spluttering, add ginger garlic paste and mix.

Add onion and fry till it is soft and transparent.

Add chopped spinach and fry for 5 minutes.

Add the ground masala and water. Bring the mixture to boil.

Simmer the flame and add salt.

Also add coriander powder..

..and garam masala powder. Mix well 

Boil for 6-7 minutes and remove from flame.

Serve hot with white rice.

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