Spinach and babycorn Fry

 

Serves 2

Ingredients

Palak babycorn ingredients

1. Spinach (Palak) – 1 bunch

2. Baby corn – 150 gms

3. Onion – 1 large, finely chopped

4. Tomato – 2 medium, finely chopped

5. Ginger paste – 1 tsp

6. Green chillies – 1-2 , finely chopped

Tempering

7.Oil – 3 tbsp

8. Carrom seeds (Ajwain)- 1 tsp

9. Asafoetida (Hing) – 1 tsp

Masalas / Spices

Palak babycorn masalas

10. Red Chilli powder – 1 tsp

11. Turmeric powder (Haldi) – 1/2 tsp

12. Coriander powder (Dhania) – 1/2 tsp

13. Salt – 1 tsp or to taste

14. Sugar – a pinch

Method

1.

Break the spinach leaves and wash them well under running water.

2.

Place the washed spinach leaves in a pressure cooker and give 3 whistles. Once the steam settles, open the pressure cooker and place the cooked spinach in a grinder. Grind to a puree.

3.

Chop the baby corns into 1/2 inch rounds and then place them to steam for about 10 minutes. They should soften and still have a crunch on biting.

4.

Now heat oil in a saucepan. Let the oil heat up well.

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5.

To the hot oil, add the carom seeds (Ajwain) and asafoetida (Hing) and allow it to crackle for a few seconds.

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6.

Now, add the finely chopped onions and green chillies and stir well. Leave the onions to cook to a brown. Stir often in between to ensure the onions are browned evenly. Add a pinch of salt to cook them faster and some splashes of water before stirring to brown evenly.

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7.

Once browned well, Add ginger paste and fry for a minute.

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8.

Now add the chopped tomatoes. Along with the tomatoes mix in the spices – red chilli powder, turmeric powder (haldi), coriander powder (dhania), a pinch of sugar and salt to taste. Mix everything well. Now cover the pan and cook on low heat for about 5-8 minutes. Stir a couple of times in between. The tomatoes should start to leave oil.

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9.

Then add in the spinach puree and the steamed baby corns. Mix well and continue to cook covered for 10 minutes on low heat. Stir often in between.

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10.

Check the seasoning. Serve the spinach and baby corn vegetable with lachcha paratha.

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