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Spinach-Cilantro Gravy

| March 18, 2013 Comment

spinach-cilantro gravy

Spinach-Cilantro Gravy is a delightful gravy curry. Cilantro leaves add a wonderful flavor to spinach, and the tomatoes and onions, a sweet, tangy taste. This is a vegetarian, vegan dish that is full of nutrition. What better way to get your vitamins and minerals?

Servings: 4-6
Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 cups spinach, finely chopped
  • 2 cups onion, halved and sliced
  • 2 cups tomatoes, halved and sliced
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3-4 tsp vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste

For Masala

  • 1/2-inch piece ginger, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro (coriander leaves), chopped
  • 7-8 green chillies (adjust to taste)

For Seasoning

  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1-2 red chillies

Preparation

  1. In a small blender, grind together the ginger, green chillies, cilantro, and 1/4 cup of spinach into a slightly coarse paste and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a medium pan and add the onions and some salt. Saute on medium heat, stirring as needed, until lightly browned.
  3. Add the tomatoes and saute for a few seconds.
  4. Add the ground masala paste along with 2 cups of water and let it come to a boil.
  5. Add the spinach and salt as needed. Cover and cook on medium heat until the spinach is tender.
  6. Heat oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds. As they start to pop, add the whole red chillies and pour this seasoning over the spinach-cilantro gravy. Let the gravy simmer for a minute and remove from heat.
  7. Serve the spinach-cilantro gravy with plain rice or any Indian flatbread.

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