Spinach With Indian Spices

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is a wonderful accompaniment to a variety of curry main dishes. It was fairly simple to prepare. It will definitely become a regular at our house. The original recipe called for double the amount of spinach, but I only had 1 lb, and it turned out wonderfully. Other greens with stems removed may be substituted. Adapted from Cooks Illustrated.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large sauté pan. Add onion, cook until partially softened, about 1 minute.
  2. Add next 5 ingredients; cook until onion softens and spices are fragrant, about 2 minutes longer.
  3. Add wet greens, cover and cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until greens completely wilt, but are still bright green, about 5 minutes.
  4. Uncover, season to taste with salt and pepper. Cook over high heat until liquid evaporates, 2 to 3 minutes longer.
  5. Add cream and brown sugar; cook uncovered, until cream thickens, about 2 minutes longer. Serve.


Most Helpful

Very nice mild flavor. Contrasts very well with spicier dishes alongside. I used one package of frozen spinach instead of fresh and it worked out very well.

Starsong December 15, 2010

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