Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Palkachi patal bhaji (Spinach gravy)

A lovely recipe...

Ingredients

1 bunch spinach (palak)
2 cloves of garlic
1 green chilli
1 tomato
1tbsp green peas
1 tsp garam masala
1tbsp jagger (gur)
salt to taste
1 tsp oil
1tsp mustard seeds
1tsp turmeric
a pinch of asafoetida
1tbsp chickpea flour (besan)

Method
1. Clean spinach under running water and then chop roughly.
2. Chop tomatoes and mix with the chopped spinach also add the green peas.
3. Pressure cook all three together for few minutes. (1 whistle)
4. Once the pressure is out remove and mix the besan into it.
5. In a pan heat oil and put mustard seeds. Once they crackle add chopped green chillies, chopped garlic.
6. Once the garlic turns a bit brown add turmeric and asafoetida.
7. Add the spinach mixture, garam masala, jaggery and salt.
8. Add a cup of water and boil. Then simmer for 5 minutes more.
9. Serve hot with Poli or Bhakri.



2 comments:

notyet100 said...

looks delicious and healthy too...

easycrafts said...

Spinach must have tasted great this way

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