spinach chutney
Spinach chutney
Written by Jayashree
Published on March 4, 2016

Chutneys form an integral part of the lunch menu in many households, it can be served both with plain rice or the flat breads. Here is one kind of chutney, that is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Spinach chutney, not only healthy but also tasty.

Spinach is a super food consisting of Vitamin A and K, magnesium,iron , folate and potassium. It helps increase insulin level. lower blood pressure, prevents cancer, good  for asthamatic patients. Being rich in dietary fibre, it helps in preventing constipation. One needs to find ways to incorporate spinach in their diet.

My other posts of this wonderful spinach can be read here in the post 5 ways to use spinach

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spinach chutney

 

Spinach chutney
Recipe Type: accompaniments
Cuisine: south indian
Author: Jayashree
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Cook time:
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Serves: 5
Serve this chutney with hot rice and ghee, it tastes yum. It can also be eaten with jowar roti.
Ingredients
  • spinach leaves of 2 bunch
  • green chilly 3-4
  • methi seeds 1/2 tsp
  • coconut 1/2 bowl
  • tamarind pulp 2tsp
  • salt to taste
  • oil
Instructions
  1. Remove the stalk of spinach leaves.Chop and put them in water. All the impurities settle down. Put them in a colander.
  2. Take a drop of oil and roast the fenugreek seeds. Put them aside.
  3. Add half teaspoon of oil, add the green chilly and then the spinach leaves and salt . Let cook for a while. Switch off the gas and let cool.
  4. Grind all ingredients together in a mixer.
  5. To serve;
  6. Make seasoning with a little asafoetida anda pinch of turmeric powder. Add it to the prepared chutney and serve.
Notes
Adjust the amount of green chilly to your preference.

 

Ingredients :

spinach leaves of 2 bunch
green chilly 3-4
methi seeds 1/2 tsp
coconut 1/2 bowl
tamarind pulp 2tsp
salt to taste
oil

Method :

Remove the stalk of spinach leaves.Chop and put them in water. All the impurities settle down. Put them in a colander.
Take a drop of oil and roast the fenugreek seeds. Put them aside.
Add half teaspoon of oil, add the green chilly and then the spinach leaves and salt . Let cook for a while. Switch off the gas and let cool.
Grind all ingredients together in a mixer.
To serve;
Make seasoning with a little asafoetida anda pinch of turmeric powder. Add it to the prepared chutney and serve.

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9 Comments

  1. shubha

    This is something new to me.. yummy..i would love to try this one:)

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Shubha

      Reply
  2. Poornima

    I have never tried this way, looks delicious.. A must try for sure

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Poornima

      Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Vidya for your appreciation.

      Reply
  3. Jagruti

    Jaya, my sister’s MIL used to make palak chutney, but I’ve never tasted. Yours look so inviting and delicious.

    Reply
  4. sujithaeasycooking

    Healthy Chutney with spinach, for sure they taste great with Idli or Dosa.

    Reply
  5. Padmajha PJ

    This is such a simple yet healthy chutney recipe! I am always on teh lookout for new side dishes for breakfast and this looks like a perfect fit. And also another way to get my kiddo to eat spinach!!!

    Reply

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