Sunday, January 16, 2011

Spinach Yogurt Curry / Palak Kadhi

Ingredients for Pakodas:
  • 1 cup Spinach chopped
  • 1/2 cup Bengal gram flour
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying

Ingredients for Curry:
  • 1 cup Yogurt / Curd
  • 2 tbsp Bengal gram flour
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 Green chillies slit
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1/4 cup Onions chopped
  • 1 pinch of Asafoetida
  • 1 clove Garlic crushed
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 3 cups Water
  • Salt to taste

  1. Mix spinach, bengal gram flour, chili powder, cumin seeds, oil and salt in a bowl.
  2. Add very less water and divide into small equal balls.
  3. Heat a kadai or wok, pour oil for deep frying.
  4. When hot reduce the flame to medium high and fry all the pakodas.
  5. Remove and place them on a paper towel.
  6. Now in a bowl add yogurt and bengal gram flour and mix well without any lumps.
  7. Pour water to it and dilute it.
  8. Heat a kadai add oil, when hot add cumin seeds, green chillies and curry leaves. Saute it.
  9. Now add onions, asafoetida and garlic and fry them. Add turmeric powder and saute again.
  10. Now pour the yogurt mixture, close the lid and allow to cook.
  11. If the curry thickens add water to dilute, boil it. Add salt.
  12. Add the spinach pakodas to it and simmer for 5 mins.
  13. Remove and transfer to a serving bowl.
  14. Serve hot with rice and enjoy the soft yogurt flavoured pakodas.

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