Indian Creamed Spinach ~ Palak

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This is wonderful, spiced up gluten free creamed spinach recipe. It is the combination of Indian spices used in this recipe that create this tasty dish.



  • 1 ½ lb. fresh organic spinach
  • 1 tbsp. organic butter, extra virgin olive oil or ghee (Indian butter)
  • 1 medium size yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp. minced ginger
  • 1 large organic tomato, chopped
  • 2 tsp. organic, gluten free ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. organic, gluten free garam masala
  • 1 tsp. organic, gluten free ground coriander
  • ½ tsp. organic, gluten free turmeric
  • ½ tsp. organic gluten free cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup organic, full-fat Greek yogurt
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Instructions

  • Add 1 cup of water and fresh spinach into a large pot, cover and cook for 3 minutes, or until just wilted, and then drain.
  • Add butter and onion to a large saucepan and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic, ginger, cumin, garam masala, coriander, turmeric and cayenne and cook for 1 minute.
  • Stir in tomato until well covered with the spices.
  • Add in spinach and yogurt and cook until heated through
  • Transfer spinach to a food processor or blender and puree.
  • Season with salt and serve hot with gluten free naan bread (Indian bread) or over rice with lemon wedges.

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