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Spinach Delicacy Recipe

Spinach Delicacy is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 bunch (600-700 gms) - spinach, chopped
  • 1 - dry Red Chilli
  • 1 tbsp - Chana dal
  • 1/4 tbsp each - rai and Jeera
  • 1 tbsp - freshly grated Coconut
  • 2 tbsp - chopped coriander
  • 1 to 2 - Green chillies
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • Hing powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Methi seeds
  • 1 tsp - Tamarind pulp
  • 6 to 8 - Kaju
  • 1 - onion, chopped
  • soda bicarb
  • salt to taste
  • For Pakoras:
  • 4 tbsp - besan
  • 1/2 - Onion chopped
  • 1/2" - Ginger
  • 1/4 tsp - chilli powder
  • Coriander leaves
  • salt
  • oil
  • How to Make Spinach Delicacy:

    1. Clean, chop and wash spinach. Roast red chilli, channa dal, jeera and rai till jeera turns golden in a kadai. Add coconut, stir well and remove from fire.
    2. Grind all these ingredients with fresh coriander and green chillies to a fine paste.
    3. Heat oil in a large kadai. Add hing and methi seeds.
    4. Wait till the seeds turn brown.
    5. Add the cashewnuts and fry lightly till brown.
    6. Add chopped onions and fry to a golden brown.
    7. Add the masala paste. Mix well for a few seconds.
    8. Add chopped spinach, salt and a pinch of soda bicarb.
    9. Cook for about 7-8 minutes till spinach turns soft, remove from fire and cool.
    10. Grind to a puree and add tamarind pulp and sugar to the spinach.
    11. Boil and add 1/2 cup water if the gravy is too thick.
    12. Simmer for 3-4 minutes and keep aside.
    13. For the pakoras, mix chopped onions, ginger, coriander, salt, chilli powder and baking soda with the besan.
    14. Add a little water to make a thick batter.
    15. Deep fry small spoonful of the batter.
    16. Add pakoras to the cooled spinach.
    17. Before serving, Allow to boil 2-3 times. Serve with chapattis.




     

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