Asian Home Recipe

Fried Spinach with Spice Recipe

Ingredients :

2 bunches (500 g)

2 tablespoons

2 tablespoons


2 cloves

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

Spinach after removing stalks



Large onions, finely sliced

Garlic, finely chopped

Finely grated fresh ginger

Cumin seeds

Black cumin seeds, optional

Ground cumin

Ground coriander

Ground turmeric

Chili powder, optional

Salt or to taste

Method :
  • Wash spinach well in several changes of water and remove tough stalks.

  • Heat ghee and oil in a large saucepan and fry the onion until golden.

  • Then add garlic and ginger and fry, stirring, for a further minute or two.

  • Add seeds, ground spices and salt and mix well.

  • Then add in the spinach with only the water that remains on the leaves after washing.

  • Toss in the spicy mixture, then turn heat very low and cook uncovered, stirring frequently until the spinach is cooked.

  • It may be necessary to add a little more water to prevent spinach sticking to the pan.

  • Serve with rice, chapatis or other Indian breads.


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