Sunday, January 16, 2011

Spinach Thoran

Vegetarian side dish for rice. Too healthy for all age groups!

  1. Spinach-250 gms
  2. Green chillies-2,slit
  3. Grated coconut-1/2 cup
  4. Mustard seeds- 1/2 teaspoon
  5. Rice- 1/2 teaspoon
  6. Salt-1 teaspoon
  7. Turmeric powder- a pinch
  8. Oil
  1. Wash well the spinach and cut them into small parts.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  3. Add the rice and saute till they turn golden brown.
  4. Add the cut spinach,turmeric powder and mix well.
  5. Add the grated coconut,green chillies, salt and mix thorughly.
  6. Test salt and add more if required
  7. Cover and cook the spinach in low heat for around 5 mins till the water in spinach is absorbed.
  8. Serve with rice!

Spinach has got plenty of nutritive values, It is highly advised to include spinach in our normal diet..

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