Tona Tona

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - Bengal gram
  • 4 or 5 - Green chillies
  • 1 tsp - raw rice
  • 1/4 cup - Dry or fresh grated coconut
  • 1 bunch - Spinach
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1/2 cup - Thick buttermilk
  • 4 tsp - Oil
  • For seasoning:
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard
  • 1/2 tsp - jeera
  • 4 or 5 - Curry leaves
  • A pinch - Hing
  • 1 tsp - Oil

How to Make Tona Tona

  • Cook spinach in water and drain excess water.
  • Soak Bengal gram for about 1/2 hour. Then grind with uncooked rice, coconut and green chillies to a fine paste.
  • Heat some oil in a pan, then add turmeric and ground paste. Fry it till cooked.
  • Add spinach into the pan and cook it well.
  • Once cooked, remove from fire and let it cool for 5 minutes.
  • Add butter milk to the cooked spinach.
  • For seasoning, heat some oil. Splutter mustard, jeera, curry leaves and hing.
  • Add this to the cooked spinach.
  • Serve it hot with rice or chapatti.

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