Halwai February 21, 2020

Ingredients:

• Spinach – 1 bunch
• For masala:
• Methi seeds – 1 tsp
• Dhaniya seeds – 1 tsp
• Dry chillies – 3 or 4
• Tamarind – a lime-sized ball
• salt to taste
• For seasoning:
• Oil – 2 or 3 tbps
• 1/2 tsp each of urad dal, Chana dal, Mustard Seeds
• few Curry leaves
• pinch of Asafoetida

Method:

  1. Dry roast methi seeds, dhania seeds and dry chillies on a tawa. Grind them and make a fine powder.
  2. Soak tamarind in some water and extract the juice.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Roast all the seasoning ingredients.
  4. Add chopped spinach and salt.
  5. Cover and cook for 2-3 mins.
  6. When the spinach is tender and half cooked, add the ground masala and tamarind juice into it.
  7. Simmer till spinach is completely cooked.
  8. Serve hot with rice.

Recipe courtesy of Vasudha