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Spinach Gravy Recipe

Spinach Gravy is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 25 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 3


  • Spinach - 1.5 cup
  • Toor dhal - 1/2 cup
  • Cumin seeds - 1.5 tsp
  • Dry Red Chillies - 10
  • Grated Coconut - 3 tsps.
  • Garlic - 4 flakes
  • Tamarind - a Lemon size
  • Tomato puree - 4 tsps.
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Spinach Gravy:

    1. Soak toor dhal in for 10 minutes. Soak tamarind in water for 10 minutes.
    2. In the meantime, cook spinach in a minimum of boiled water so that you don't lose its vitaminutes. Don't overcook. 3/4 th cooked spinach is also fine.
    3. Add cumin seeds, red chillies and coconut with the tuvar dhal and grind it to a smooth paste.
    4. While the spinach is on fire, add the above ground paste, tamarind extract, lightly smashed garlic, tomato puree and salt. Bring to a boil.
    5. Heat oil, add mustard, gram dhal, curry leaves and pour it in the keerai kulambu. Good for idli and dosa.


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