Quick-Spicy Spinach Curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 lb - cut spinach
  • 2-3 tbsp oil
  • 4 nos. - dry red chillies
  • 1/4 - tbsp jeera
  • 1/4 tbsp - mustard seeds
  • a pinch of asfoetida
  • salt to taste
  • a pinch of turmeric powder
  • a little butter
  • a small piece of ginger
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic

How to Make Quick-Spicy Spinach Curry

  • Cut ginger and garlic into small pieces and make ginger-garlic paste.
  • Take a bowl and boil water in it.Add the cut spinach and leave it to cook for a few minutes,till spinach becomes tender.Otherwise in a microwave safe bowl ,spinach in water can be allowed to cook in the microwave for 2 minutes.
  • Drain the water and collect the cooked spinach in a bowl.
  • Step 2 and 3 can be eliminated if cut leaf spinach is bought from frozen foods section of the grocery store.
  • Add 2-3 tbsp of oil to a pan on the stovetop.Set the heat to medium.
  • To this oil add the ginger-garlic paste,then asfoetida,then jeera and mustard seeds.Add pieces of the 4 dry red chillies and turmeric powder to these. Leave the contents for about a minute or till the mustard seeds begin to crackle.
  • Then add the spinach to the contents in the pan.Mix the contents thoroughly and cover the pan with a lid for about 2-3 minutes,till the spinach absorbs the flavors and becomes tender.
  • Remove the lid,stir the contents and add salt as per taste.
  • The spicy spinach curry is ready to serve.