Thursday, September 23, 2010

SPINACH KURMA (PALAK KURMA)

INGREDIENTS:
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  1. Spinach puree-3 cups
  2. Kasturi methi/dried fenugreek leaves-1/2 teaspoon
  3. Green chilis-2 to 3
  4. Butter-1 teaspoon
  5. Finely chopped 2 teaspoons+2 table spoons to be mixed with curd
  6. Curd-2 table spoons
  7. Turmeric-pinch
  8. Shahijeera-1/8Th teaspoon
  9. Salt-to taste
  10. Crushed garlic-1 pod
  11. Roasted peanut powder-2 teaspoons


METHOD:


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  1. Blanch spinach leaves and immediately put in cold water

  2. now blend to fine puree along with green chili's and pinch of salt

  3. now heat butter in a pan and add shahi jeera,crushed garlic and onions,turmeric

  4. fry till onion turns light brown and add the palak puree and kasturimethi,salt

  5. Once it starts boiling add roasted peanut powder and curd onion mixture(usually 3 hours before i will mix curd and onions to get extra flavour)
  6. Cook for 5 minutes and serve hot with naan or rice