YAM-MALABAR SPINACH CURRY

DESCRIPTION:

It is good with Chapathi/Roti  or Rice

INGREDIENTS:
1-Small yam
2 cups-Malabar spinach
To taste-salt
1/4 tsp-Turmeric powder
3 tsp-Oil
Small Piece-Ginger
1 tsp-Cumin Seeds
1 tsp-Mustard seeds
1 Pod-Curry leaves
1-Red dried chilli
1 tsp-Black gram
3-Green chillies
1/2 tsp-Red chilli powder
A pinch-Hing/ Asafoetida
Lemon sized-Tamarind
1 tsp-Fenugreek seeds

PROCEDURE:
1. Clean and chop yam into medium slices and finely chop Malabar spinach, ginger, green chillies.
2. Clean and soak tamarind for 15 min.
3. Take both yam and Malabar spinach into a cooker. Add tamarind water, salt, turmeric powder, fenugreek seeds and boil them.
4. Heat oil in a pan. Add black gram, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, red dried chilli, curry leaves, Hing, green chilli and ginger slices.
5. Let them pop up and then add boiled yam, Malabar spinach into it.
6. Mix the curry and after few min add red chilli powder.
7. After 3-5 min put off the flame and take curry into a bowl.
8. Garnish it with coriander leaves.
9. Serve it with rice, roti, pulka.

SUGGESTIONS:

  • Garam masala can be added if required.
  •  Don't add too much tamarind water for boiling.