Sunday, September 6, 2015

Alwathi

This is one of my most fav traditional recipes learnt from my mom which i  always prepare during Krishna Jansmashtami ...it's a ginger based curry and it's absolutely yummy with Rice...Usually i prepare this just with palak  Inspired by my friend Sandhya Puranik's post i added boiled peanuts and it gave such a lovely crunch that I simply loved it :) 


Ingredients 

1 cup of palak (finely chopped)

1 handful of peanuts

1 big peice of ginger (finely chopped)

1 green chilli ( sliced)

3-4 fried Red Chilli (according to your spice level )

small piece of tamarind

1/2 cup coconut 

1 tsp Coconut oil to drizzle + 1/2 tsp for tadka

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

salt to taste

Method


  • In Pressure cooker cook peanuts and keep aside.
  • Now to this boiled peanuts add spinach, 1 green chilli, finely grated ginger and bring to a boil.
  • Grind coconut, red chilli, tamarind to a fine paste.
  • Now add this paste to the boiled spinach and add in salt and simmer on low flame and let it cook for 10-15 mins.
  • Now in a small pan prepare for tadka add coconut oil , mustard seeds when it begins to pop add this to the masala.
  • Now drizzle with coconut oil .
  • It's so good and such beautifully gingery based traditional dish...you will simply love it with rice :)