Spinach Stir-Fry

27 Dec

Palakura Talimpu


Spinach 25-30 leaves
Onion 1 small
Green Chilli 1
Ginger 1/2 inch piece
Turmeric Powder a pinch
Salt to taste


Chana Dal 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal 1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Broken Red Chillies 2
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Clean, wash and coarsely chop spinach(if big leaves).
Remove stem, wash and slit green chilli into two.
Peel and finely chop ginger.
Peel and chop onion.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When chana dal turns light brown, add green chilli, ginger and onion.
Stir fry until onion turns translucent, then add spinach, turmeric powder and salt.
Cook covered for few minutes or until the spinach wilts by stirring ocassionally.
Serve hot with rice.

Notes: Make sure spinach is cooked well without smelling raw.

2 Responses to “Spinach Stir-Fry”

  1. Praveen Kashyap March 13, 2008 at 7:42 am #

    good for health eventhough i dont like i will try this……….

  2. deepthiraju February 19, 2010 at 9:57 am #

    add small amount of sugar while cooking to retain the green colour of spinach while it’s cooked

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