Buttered Spinach Indian Style
|Spinach||2 3⁄4 Pound|
|Green chili peppers||2 Small|
|Ghee||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Sugar cane||1 Teaspoon|
|Chicken stock||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Garam masala||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
1 Trim the spinach, using only the leaves for this dish.
2 Wash thoroughly.
3 Drain in a salad spinner.
4 Shred finely.
5 Peel the onions and ginger.
6 Chop very finely.
7 Trim the stalks from the chili peppers, remove the seeds and chop the flesh finely.
8 In a pan, heat the ghee.
9 Add in the chopped ingredients and cook gently for 5 minutes.
10 Add the spinach, a pinch of salt, and the sugar.
11 Cook, uncovered, over moderate heat, stirring continuously for 2-3 minutes.
12 Pour in the stock and stir briefly.
13 Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
14 Take off the lid and cook while stirring for a few seconds to reduce excess liquid.
15 Remove from the heat and sprinkle with the garam masala.
16 Serve at once.