Spinach Curry

Spinach Curry in Marathi Serves: 2 to 3 persons I ngredients: 2 cup Spinach, finely chopped 1 tbsp O...

Spinach Curry in Marathi

Serves: 2 to 3 persons

Spinach Amti, Palak curry, Spinach curry, Spicy spinach curryIngredients:
2 cup Spinach, finely chopped
1 tbsp Oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/8 tsp Asafoetida powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tsp Red Chili powder
2 tbsp roasted Peanuts Powder
2 tbsp Peanuts
1 tbsp Chana Dal
1 tsp grated Dry coconut
2 tsp Tamarind pulp
1 tsp Jaggery
2 tsp Ghee
3 to 4 curry leaves
1 tbsp Cashew nuts
2 to 3 Garlic cloves, peeled and slightly crushed
Salt to taste
Cilantro and fresh grated coconut for Garnishing

Method:
1) Soak Chana Dal and peanuts into warm water for 4 hours and Drain.
2) Heat 1 tbsp Oil in medium pan. add cumin seeds, Asafoetida, Turmeric Powder and red chili powder. saute for 5 seconds, add soaked chana dal and peanuts and saute for a minute. Now add spinach and 1/2 tsp salt. Stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until spinach cooked nicely.
3) Add 1 to 1 1/2 cup water and bring it to boil. Add tamarind, jaggery and garam masala. Also add peanuts powder. Add salt if needed. Boil over medium heat for 2 minutes. Transfer it to serving bowl.
4) heat a small saucepan, add ghee and allow to heat. add curry leaves and garlic cloves. Let the garlic become golden in color. Add cashew nuts and wait until little brown in color. lastly add dry coconut, stir for 5 seconds. Pour this hot seasoning over Palak Amti.
Serve hot with Rice and Bhakari (Millet Roti)

Note:
1) Chop Spinach finely, bigger pieces of spinach don't taste good in the curry.
2) We have not used any cooked lentils to make Amti. Therefore, it is very thin in consistency. So add water accordingly.

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  1. Wow lovely spinach curry..interesting use of ingredients..never used peanut powder, coconut and tamarind pulp in spinach..looks delicious :)

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  2. This is one great way to cook my greens..i too blogged abt a spincah recipe today and i am loving the limelight that spinach is enjoying today in blogosphere :-)

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  3. Thanks Parita and Alka for your lovely comments

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