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Quick-Spicy Spinach Curry Recipe

Quick-Spicy Spinach Curry is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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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:

    1. Cut ginger and garlic into small pieces and make ginger-garlic paste.
    2. 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.
    3. Drain the water and collect the cooked spinach in a bowl.
    4. Step 2 and 3 can be eliminated if cut leaf spinach is bought from frozen foods section of the grocery store.
    5. Add 2-3 tbsp of oil to a pan on the stovetop.Set the heat to medium.
    6. 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.
    7. 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.
    8. Remove the lid,stir the contents and add salt as per taste.
    9. The spicy spinach curry is ready to serve.


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