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    Indian Spinach/Paalak Fry

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    10 mins

    10 mins

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 bunch spinach, finely chopped
    • mustard seeds
    • 1 tablespoon bengal gram dal (look for chana dal at an indian store)
    • 1 tablespoon oil or 1 tablespoon butter or 1 tablespoon ghee
    • 1/2 cup peas
    • 1/2 red pepper (capsicum - if you dont have red use green but it changes the taste)
    • 2 dried red chilies (use red chilli flakes if you dont have this)
    • 1/4 sweet white onion (if you are in india use a whole white or red onion)
    • 1 teaspoon cumin seed
    • 3 -5 curry leaves (optional)
    • italian dressing oil (use ordinary oil if you dont have it)
    • 2 teaspoons garlic, crushed with
    • 2 teaspoons ginger, to make a paste
    • salt

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cut very finely/grind the spinach.
    2. 2
      Keep aside.
    3. 3
      Heat the butter/oil/ghee.
    4. 4
      Add mustard seeds, cumin.
    5. 5
      When they begin to pop, add the bengal gram and fry till it turns lightly golden.
    6. 6
      Add the italian oil and the peppers and the onions.
    7. 7
      Fry till done, then add chillies and curry leaves.
    8. 8
      When almost done add the peas and garlic ginger paste and then the spinach/spinach paste.
    9. 9
      Add salt to taste.

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    Nutritional Facts for Indian Spinach/Paalak Fry

    Serving Size: 1 (324 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 199.1
     
    Calories from Fat 76
    38%
    Total Fat 8.5 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 1.1 g
    5%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 144.2 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 25.6 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 8.7 g
    35%
    Sugars 8.0 g
    32%
    Protein 9.9 g
    19%

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