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Spinach Spinach

Spinach in Yoghurt
(Palak Raita)

Spinach Spinach

This one for spinach lovers looks good and tastes good too.

Indian Vegetarian Recipes

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Serves: 4 
Cooking time (approx.):  minutes
Style: North Indian Vegetarian

2  cup(s) spinach leaves
3  cups yoghurt lightly beaten
2  small green chilli(es) chopped
1  teaspoon(s) cumin seeds
½  teaspoon(s) asafoetida
1  teaspoon(s) red chilli powder
1  tablespoon(s) ghee (clarified butter) / oil
salt to taste

  1. Wash the spinach leaves well. Cook with a little water for 5  minutes till the leaves are tender. Cool and puree in a blender along with the chopped green chilli(es). In a bowl, mix well the yoghurt, salt and the spinach puree.
  2. For the tempering, heat the ghee (clarified butter) / oil in a pan for 2  minute(s). Add the cumin seeds. Let them splutter. Now, add the asafoetida and red chilli powder. Fry on low heat for a few seconds.
  3. Add the tempering to the yoghurt and spinach mixture. Mix well. Keep refrigerated.

Serve cold with: Rice with Dried Mushrooms (Kanegach Pulav)

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