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Wednesday, April 28, 2010


Potatoes(boiled and cubed) - 1 1/2 cup
Fresh spinach( washed and chopped) - 1 cup
Onions(sliced) - 1/4 cup
Ginger(grated) - 1 tsp
Tomato(pureed or grated) - 1/4 cup
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Ground cinnamon - 1/4 tsp
Ground clove - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 2 + 1 tsp
Butter - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

  • Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a pan; add the chopped spinach with a little salt and simmer covered until soft and tender. Once cooked, increase the heat to high and evaporate the water released from the spinach, stirring. Turn off heat and set aside.
  • Heat 2 teaspoon of oil in another pan; add the cumin, ginger, onions and saute until the onions have turned light brown/golden. Add the turmeric powder, potatoes, tomatoes, cinnamon-clove powder, garam masala powder, red chilli powder, salt and saute the potatoes gently on medium heat uncovered.
  • When you begin to see the potatoes browning and releasing a flavorful aroma, gently stir in the spinach to the potatoes.
  • Stir in the lemon juice. Finally Stir in the butter.
  • Serve hot with, phuka's or plain parathas or with any other indian bread.

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