Greens or Spinach in Curds

admin, January 13, 2015

Serving Size for Greens or Spinach in Curds: 3-4

Ingredients for Greens or Spinach in Curds

  1. 1 Bunch of spinach
  2. 1 Handful of peanuts soaked in water
  3. Turmeric powder
  4. 1 Small piece of ginger
  5. 2-3 Garlic pods
  6. ½ cup Coconut
  7. ¼ tsp Cumin seeds
  8. 1 cup Curd
  9. 1 tsp Rice powder
  10. 1 tsp Gram flour (Besan)
  11. ½ tsp Sugar or sugarite
  12. Salt

Tempering for Greens or Spinach in Curds:

  1. 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  2. ¼ tsp Fenugreek seeds
  3. 1 Red chilli
  4. 1 tbsp Oil

 

Directions for Greens or Spinach in Curds:

  1. In a kadai, cook the peanuts till soft.
  2. In the meantime, blanch the spinach, run through cold water.
  3. Grind in the mixer coarsely. Add to the peanuts.  4. Grind coconut, ginger, garlic, cumin seeds and mix it with the spinach.
  4. Mix the gram flour and rice flour in little water and add to the mix.
  5. Add salt, turmeric powder and boil.
  6. Once it is cooked, add the beaten curd and allow to simmer for a minute. After adding the curd, do not boil.
  7. Finally temper with the ingredients mentioned  and serve hot with rice or chapatti.

Note:

Dark leafy greens like spinach are important for skin and hair, bone health, and provide protein, iron, vitamins and minerals.

The possible health benefits of consuming spinach include improving blood glucose control in diabetics, lowering the risk of cancer, lowering blood pressure, improving bone health, lowering the risk of developing asthma and more.

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