Spinach in coconut milk

Spinach in coconut milk tastes like a soup which is good for acidity problems.

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Preparation Time : 10 mins

Cooking Time : 10 mins

Serves : 2-3

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Main Ingredient : Vegetables
Recipe Type : Dinner Lunch

Ingredients :


  • Spinach/any greens - 150g
  • Tinned Coconut milk - 6 tblsp or 200ml of fresh thick coconut milk
  • Green Chilli - 2
  • Indian onion shallots - 10 or Onion - 1 small
  • Cumin (jeera) powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Grated ginger - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few (optional)
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Water - as required

Method :
  1. Leave greens in a pan of water for about 5 minutes.
  2. Wash properly until all the grit is gone.
  3. Chop the onion shallots; Grate the Ginger; Slit the chilli.
  4. If you cook rice, add one cup of water additionally; When the water starts boiling, take this additonal cup of water in a cup and keep this starch water aside.
  5. Heat a saucepan and add oil.
  6. Add curry leaves, onion and chilli. Fry for about 1-2 minutes.
  7. Add the greens, salt and a cup of plain water or the starch water taken above.
  8. Cover and cook for about 2 minutes.
  9. Add coconut milk; If a tinned coconut milk is being added, add more water to make it thin.
  10. Add cumin powder, let it boil for about 3-4 minutes; switch off the heat.

Other Names : Keerai saaru


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