Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Potato and Spinach recipe

Step 1:

You will need

  • 2 potatoes
  • 1 bunch of spinach
  • 1 medium onions
  • 2 medium tomatoes/ 2Tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 Tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • some salt
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tsp sambhar powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • ½ bunch of coriander leaves for garnish
Step 2:

Chop and Boil
Peel and finely chop onion, then 4 tomatoes and 2 green chillies.
Then peel and chop potatoes and also spinach.

Boil the potatoes in the microwave for 4 minutes or boil with water for 5 mins.

Use a scissor to cut chillies or dip your fingers in oil before you do this to stop the chilli juices from stinging your fingers.
Step 3:

Start frying
Put a large non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Add
3 tablespoons of olive oil

Add the chopped onion and 2 green chillies to the pan, and fry for about 5 minutes or until the onions turn light golden brown. Stir frequently to stop the onions burning.
Step 4:

Ginger and garlic

Now add 2 tbsp of ginger and garlic paste. Stir well for a couple of minutes.

Step 5:

½ a tsp of turmeric powder,
1 tsp of sambhar powder,
1 tsp of garam masala powder,
and fry for 5 minutes over low heat, stirring frequently.
Step 6:

Add the finely chopped tomatoes followed by 2 tsp of cumin powder fry for 2 minutes.
Step 7:

Spinach and potatoes

Add chopped spinach and stir for 2 mins and then add the potatoes. After adding the potatoes stir in some salt, then close the lid and allow it to boil. If it is very dry, add some water and allow the potatoes to cook through.When the potatoes become soft, turn off the heat.

Step 8:

Garnish and Serve

When its warm mix 1 tsp of lemon juice. Then finely chop the coriander leaves onto the curry and serve

Serve with Chapathi, Kulcha or with rice.

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