Buttered Spinach Indian Style

Buttered Spinach Indian Style

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Servings: 4
Calories: 364


  • 2 3/4 lb spinach
  • 2 medium-sized onions
  • 1 tsp finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 small green chilli peppers
  • 5 tbsp ghee clarified butter
  • scant 1 tsp cane sugar
  • 3 1/2 floz garam masala
  • salt

serve with:

  • pilau rice


  • Trim the spinach, removing the stalks and central ribs; wash the leaves very thoroughly. Drain in a salad spinner and shred into a chiffonade.
  • Peel the onions and chop very finely; trim the stalks from the chilli pepper, remove the seeds and chop the flesh finely. Fry all these chopped ingredients gently in the ghee for 5 minutes in a large saucepan, then add the spinach, a pinch of salt and the sugar.
  • Cook over a moderate heat, stirring continuously for 2-3 minutes. Pour in the stock, stir briefly, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Take off the lid and cook while stirring for a few seconds to reduce excess liquid.
  • Draw aside from the heat, sprinkle with the garam masala and serve with pilau rice.
Calories: 364 kcal
Carbohydrates: 26 g
Protein: 14 g
Fat: 24g
Saturated Fat: 12 g
Cholesterol: 48 mg
Sodium: 251 mg
Potassium: 1899 mg
Fiber: 19 g
Sugar: 6 g
Vitamin A: 29457 IU
Vitamin C: 124 mg
Calcium: 325 mg
Iron: 9 mg
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