Indian Creamed Spinach ~ Palak
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 15 Minutes
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
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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