Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Sautéed Spinach

Simple, delicious and nutritious this spinach curry can be made in less than 10 minutes. The light hint of garlic in the background along with the onions makes this recipe a winner.

Ingredients1 10 oz box of frozen chopped spinach
1 medium onion chopped finely
3-4 broken red chillies (or green chillies)
1/2 tsp garlic paste
1 tsp of mustard seeds
1 tsp of jeera
Salt to taste
2 tsps of oil

Method1. Pour oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds.
2. Once they splutter add the jeera.
3. Add the onions and fry until transparent.
4. Next add the red chillies and the garlic paste and sauté.
5. Defrost the frozen spinach in the microwave and add to the onion mix.
6. Add salt and cook covered for about 5 minutes or until the water dries out.

Serve with rice or roti.

Serving size - 1/2 cup
Number of servings - 4


Vani said...

Simple and delicious! Not to mention healthy! Good one, Lakshmi!

Tweety said...

Hi Lakshmi...do you the other Lakshmi from Flavours of Indian Rasoi?

Not only your names are same, but the blog templates too!... I was so confused initally.

Tweety said...

Hey, the spinach looks so green and nice!...The red chillies are adding to the beauty.
By the way, I have a similar but a little different way of doing this. Will post soon :)

Lakshmi Krishnan said...

Hi tweety

I don't know Lakshmi except through the food blog. Yes, the blog templates are surely a coincidence. Even Lakshmi of My Rasoi mentioned it earlier.

Manju said...

Hi Lakshmi!It's healthy and easy to make recipe. Thanks for including my blog in your blog list.

Puspha said...

This goes well with fried fish. Yummy.

Foodie's Hope said...

Wonderful tasty side dish. Even my kids love spinach stir-fry!Thanks:)

jayshree said...

Healthy spinach looks good.Easy one too...

@ said...

This looks quick, easy and healthy! My aunt used to make something like this - it was sooo spicy, but soo good...I've never tried it myself, I will thanks to your recipe and picture :)

gini said...

Spinach and garlic is a winning combo. I love a plain saute of spinach and garlic.

Lakshmi said...

Hi lakshmi, i was just looking at tweety's comment. you know the other day i saw one comment and was wondering when did I posted this comment :), after clicking the link, then came to your blog.
even i prepare the same way lakshmi ..spinach , and once in a while add peanut powder for flavor.