Thursday, May 5, 2016

Spinach Chutney

Dark leafy greens like Spinach are very important for skin and hair, and bone health. It is a very nutrient dense food. It is low in calories but very high in vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.

It is a very good source of vitamin K, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), manganese, folate, magnesium, iron, copper, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin E, calcium, potassium, and vitamin C. You can find all about Spinach at Wikipedia.

Ingredients :

1 bag baby Spinach - 10 oz
1 Onion
3 cloves Garlic
1 tsp Mustard seeds
2 tsp Urad daal
2 Bay leaves
Few Curry leaves
2 Dry Red chillies
1 Lemon Juice
Salt as per taste
Water as needed

Method :
  1. Soak Urad daal in water for 10 minutes, drain all the water and dry it.
  2. Put the pan on medium heat on stove and dry roast mustard seeds. 
  3. Stir in bay leaves, curry leaves and dry red chillies to the blender. Dry roast the mixture thoroughly and put it aside till it cools down.
  4. Chop onion, garlic, spinach and put it in the blender with water. Blend it, add water as needed.
  5. Add dry roasted spices, lemon and salt to the blender. Blend it smoothly. 
  6. Add water as needed and adjust lemon and salt according to your taste. Store in the refrigerator, best for 2 weeks.

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