Indian Creamed Spinach ~ Palak

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This gluten-free creamed spinach recipe is deliciously spiced with a selection of Indian spices. Serve with gluten-free naan bread (Indian bread), gluten-free corn chips or over rice with lemon wedges. This healthy dip is considered low fat and a low carb both of which are known to promote healthy weight



  • 1 ½ lb. fresh spinach
  • 1 Tbsp. butter, or ghee (Indian butter)
  • 1 medium size yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp. minced ginger
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 2 tsp. GF ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. GFgaram masala
  • 1 tsp. GF ground coriander
  • ½ tsp. GF turmeric
  • ½ tsp. GF cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup palin full-fat Greek yogurt
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Instructions

  • Add 1 cup of water and fresh spinach into a large pot, cover and steam for 2 minutes, or until the spinach is just wilted, 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 stir to combine
  • Add tomato and stir until well coated with spices.
  • Add spinach and yogurt and cook until heated through
  • Transfer spinach to a food processor or blender and blend to desired consistency
  • Season with salt and serve hot

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