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    Bengali Spinach

    Bengali Spinach. Photo by Lavender Lynn

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    10 mins

    25 mins

    lazyme's Note:

    Posted for ZWT. From The Art of Indian Vegetarian Cooking by Yamuna Devi.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Soak nuts in warm water for 4 hours or overnight.
    2. 2
      Drain, wash and drain again.
    3. 3
      Heat ghee in a large pot over moderate heat.
    4. 4
      When hot, but not smoking, add the spice seeds and sugar.
    5. 5
      Fry until the seeds darken and the sugar caramelizes.
    6. 6
      Add the ginger, chiles, spinach, nuts, coconut and salt.
    7. 7
      Cover, reduce heat to low and cook for 10 minutes.
    8. 8
      Uncover, gently turn the spinach over. Add water if necessary.
    9. 9
      Cook for a further 10 minutes. Stir in the nutmeg and heat through for 1 to 2 minutes.
    10. 10
      Garnish with lemon and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 23, 2012

      55

      This had the great taste that my son remembered from an Indian restaurant at college. We enjoyed this for our lunch today. made for ZWT8.

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    • on August 17, 2012

      55

      Nice amount of spice. I did use baby spinach so mine cooked very quickly.
      Shukriya! Namaste
      Made for ZWT #8 Lively Lemon Lovelies

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    Nutritional Facts for Bengali Spinach

    Serving Size: 1 (408 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 344.9
     
    Calories from Fat 232
    67%
    Total Fat 25.8 g
    39%
    Saturated Fat 9.5 g
    47%
    Cholesterol 24.5 mg
    8%
    Sodium 2028.4 mg
    84%
    Total Carbohydrate 23.3 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 8.2 g
    33%
    Sugars 10.7 g
    42%
    Protein 12.2 g
    24%

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