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Buttered Spinach Indian Style

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Ingredients
  Spinach 2 3⁄4 Pound
  Onions 2 Medium
  Ginger 1
  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
  Salt To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
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.

MAKING
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.

SERVING
16 Serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 188 Calories from Fat 105

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.4%

Saturated Fat 6.9 g34.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 29.6 mg9.9%

Sodium 273.4 mg11.4%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.7%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 7 g14.9%

Vitamin A 390.4% Vitamin C 113.3%

Calcium 23% Iron 32.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Buttered Spinach Indian Style Recipe