Monday, April 20, 2009

PALAK SHORBA



Spinach is a leafy vegetable which has got high antioxidants especially when quickly boiled.It is called as palakura in telugu and palak in hindi.it is also rich in iron and it works only when eaten with vitamin c sources.Also rich in folic acid i.e., Vitamin B9,to get folate cook on steaming rather boiling.it is also rich in vitamin k which helps in blood clotting,and in vitamin A and E.
Doctors recommend add leafy vegetables to your food regularly.

Any way coming to the recipe:


INGREDIENTS:

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  1. Chopped spinach-1 bunch

  2. Fenugreek/methi leaves- 2 spoons

  3. Cilantro-2 table spoons

  4. Fried onion -1/2 cup


  5. Ginger garlic paste-1 teaspoon

  6. Roasted cumin powder-1/2 teaspoon


  7. Dhaniya powder-1/2 teaspoon


  8. Salt-to taste


  9. Sour cream-2 table spoons


  10. Green chilis chopped-3 teaspoons

  11. Turmeric-1/8Th teaspoon

  12. Oil-1 table spoon


  13. Red chili powder

METHOD:
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  • Boil spinach and fenugreek/methi leaves with water,grind to fine paste.


  • Grind fried onion,ginger garlic paste ,green chili's,sour cream,cilantro,turmeric to a fine paste and mix it with spinach paste. Mixture should be gravy consistency.


  • Now take wok add oil,and add the grounded paste,add salt, little redchili powder.

Enjoy with pulka