Thursday, January 4, 2007
This is a healthy recipe with the creamy spinach in it added with the rich starchy potatoes all blended with a variety of spices in it.Both are very easily avilable vegetables in any of your grocery stores and take very little time to prepare.Its a easy recipe and tastes simply superb.
Spinach - 1 bunch
Potatoes - 2 large
Onion - 1 large[1 cup puree]
Tomato - 2
Garlic -3 cloves
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Pepper - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala- 1tsp
Chilly powder -1 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/s tsp
green chillies -2 finely chopped
Milk -1/4 cup
sugar -1/2 tsp[optional]
cumin -1 tsp
Oil - 1 tsp
1.Wash, clean,chop finely a bunch of spinach
2.Then cook them with little salt and chilly powder for 5 mins untill they turn dark green.Then keep aside. Pressure
cook all the potatoes ,chop them up into snall cubes and keep aside
3.Add onion,garlic,ginger and tomato to a blender and puree them all together.
4.Now take a large pan ,add 1tsp oil and cumin to it.Wait till it splutters.Then add this puree to it and fry till all the raw smell vanishes.
5.Then add turmeric powder ,chilly powder , garam masala,pepper to it.and fry for 3 mins.then add green chillies and then add the spinach to it and add the milk then add potatoes to it and cover and cook for 5 mins.
6.Now open the lid and cook for 5 more mins and then garnish with butter and serve hot with jeera rice or parata's.