Spinach soup

Posted by lothi on Jan 12, 2010 in Nutritious food recipe | 3 comments

Spinach or keerai is one of the nutritious greeny leaf and a heart- healthy food.  Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin A and C and also an excellent source of iron. It can be eaten raw as salads.  Below is

a soup recipe using spinach.

Ingredients:

  • Opo squash / sorakai[in tamil] – 1
  • Spinach 1 bunch
  • Moong dal – 3tbspn
  • Whole black pepper
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tspn
  • Tomato 2
  • Green chilli 2
  • Red chilli powder
  • Garlic  – 3 pod
  • Curry leaf

Method:

  1. Clean the spinach in running water and chop them finely.
  2.  To boiling water add tomato, garlic and moong dal.
  3.  Meanwhile grind chopped spinach, opo squash, green chilli, black pepper, cumin seeds, curry leaf to a coarse paste .  Add these to the boiled water and allow it cook in low flame for about 20 min.
  4. Once done mash it nicely and finely add 1 tspn ghee.
  5.  Add salt to your taste. Garnish with some pepper and ready to serve.