Spinach and Lentil Curry

#greenveg #tasty #nutritious
Spinach is known as Saan choy (Chinese), mong toi (Vietnamese), alugbati (Philippines), Pui saag (Bengali), remayong (Malay), etc.It’s very low in calories and fats (100 grams of raw leaves provide just 19 calories).
Nonetheless, it holds an incredibly good amount of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
Regular consumption of Spinach in the diet helps prevent osteoporosis (weakness of bones), iron-deficiency anemia. Besides, it is believed to protect the body from cardiovascular diseases and cancers of the colon.
In my country Bangladesh 🇧🇩,we cook this curry with Hilsha ilisha,lentil,dry fish etc.we eat the Spinach with rice and bread.
With Lentil, it will be more nutritious Curry and people will enjoy this tasty flavor. Let’s Cook.💚💛💚

Ingredients

  1. 1 kg Spinach leafs
  2. 1 cup soaked Lentil
  3. 2 tablespoon chopped onion
  4. 6-7 pieces green chillies
  5. 3 tablespoon oil
  6. 1 teaspoon termeric powder
  7. 2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  8. 2 teaspoon ginger and garlic paste
  9. 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  10. 2 teaspoon coriender powder
  11. Salt as required
  12. Water as required

Steps

  1. In a bowl put 1 cup lentil seeds and wash them properly with water. Then put 2 cup water and keep aside the bowl for half an hour for soaking the seeds.

  2. Now wash the Spinach leafs with clean water properly and drain out from it and cut them into medium pieces for cooking.

  3. Take a pan,put oil into it and heat it.Put onions and 2-3 pieces green chillies into the oil and fry untill the onion remains lite brown color. Then put ginger and garlic paste and fry them 1-2 minutes.Now put termeric powder,red chilli powder, coriender powder, cumin powder,salt(as required) into it and put half cup water.Cook the spices properly for 10-15 minutes.

  4. Now put lentil and another half cup water into the spice and cook it for 10 minutes.Then put Spinach into it.Cover them and cook in medium to high flame for 15-20 minutes.

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