Spinach Amti With Peanuts

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated : 5 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 large bunch spinach, washed thoroughly and chopped into thin strips
  • 3/4 cup - pink lentils, or masoor dal, cooked until tender
  • 1 small lemon-size ball of tamarind, soaked in water for about 30 minutes. Extract the juices into the water by crushing with your fingers.
  • 3-4 Cloves of garlic, sliced thin
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 green chillies, like Serrano, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup - peanuts, soaked in water for about 30 minutes
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1 tbsp - coriander seeds, powdered
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 1 tbsp - Canola Oil
  • 1/4 cup - light Coconut Milk
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Spinach Amti With Peanuts

  • Heat the oil and add mustard. When it splutters, add the onions and fry on a medium flame until translucent.
  • Add the chillies and garlic and stir for a minute.
  • Add the coriander and turmeric powders. Stir again until spices are coated with oil.
  • Add the tamarind extract and let it boil about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the spinach and stir in until it wilts. Then, add the lentils and drained peanuts.
  • Stir in some salt.
  • Bring the lentils to a boil.
  • Turn the heat to low and let the lentils simmer about 10 minutes for all the flavours to come together.
  • Stir in coconut milk and immediately turn off the heat. Check the salt and add more if needed.
  • Serve hot with rice or rotis.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Holy Cow Vegan