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Easy spinach gravy for rice

Easy spinach gravy for rice
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: South Indian
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 2 handful spinach - washed and cleaned/ arai keerai is used here
  • 1-2 no green chilli - slit
  • 5-6 no small onions
  • 1/2 small tomato
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp coriander seeds
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder


  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp musatrd seeds
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp onion - finely chopped


  • add all the ingredients along with spinach in a pan and add little water, cook till it is wilted
  • cool adn transfer to a blender, blend to a fine paste
  • tempering: heat oil, crackle mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fry onions till brown adding little salt. 
  • add the tempering to the blended spinach puree and mix well.