Spinach egg curry and spinach paneer or cottage cheese curry. Yes, you can make this delicious side dish with egg or paneer or you can also use grated paneer and egg both. And best part is that you can use boiled or sauteed spinach or palak to make this curry. This spinach curry is taste great with both ways. So here is a recipe with four different ways and with different taste. Try this delectable curry as per your convenience and serve with any Indian flatbread or crisp toast.
Got this recipe idea from Vishal Amin. Earlier shared his delicious Broccoli almond cheese soup here. Vishal shared a video on his Instagram and Facebook profile. Tried this recipe with some changes. And every time it was a super hit in my family. Scroll down to see all the different ways to make this nutritious side dish with scrumptious taste. And its my humble suggestion that try all the method and enjoy the different taste.
Its not only taste great but also nutritious. Spinach is extremely healthy and linked to numerous health benefits. Eating spinach may benefit eye health, reduce oxidative stress, help prevent cancer, and reduce blood pressure levels. Spinach is an extremely nutrient-rich vegetable. It packs high amounts of carotenoids, vitamin C, vitamin K, folic acid, iron, and calcium. Source – Healthline
Eggs are one of the few foods that should be classified as “superfoods.” They are loaded with nutrients, some of which are rare in the modern diet. Eggs are among the most nutritious foods on the planet. A single large boiled egg contains :
• Vitamin A: 6% of the RDA
• Folate: 5% of the RDA
• Vitamin B5: 7% of the RDA
• Vitamin B12: 9% of the RDA
• Vitamin B2: 15% of the RDA
• Phosphorus: 9% of the RDA
• Selenium: 22% of the RDA
• Eggs also contain decent amounts of vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin K, vitamin B6, calcium and zinc To read about 10 health benefits of eggs that have been confirmed in human studies click here.
You can get 13 different egg dishes on this blog. Click on the link below to get all the recipes in one post.
And here are some recipes with palak or spinach.
6. Dal palak
10. Red lentil soup
14. Mix veg cutlets
You may also like to try Stuffed spinach rawa dosa from the blog of Sasmita Sahoo Samanta.
Not only nutritious but its very easy to make. As I mentioned above that you can use boiled spinach or sauteed spinach to make this curry. And also use egg or paneer or both. I make it so often and love the taste with all the method. Every time make some changes. Sauteed spinach and boiled spinach taste little different but both taste too good. Make it with egg or paneer or use both, you will get different and absolutely mouthwatering taste in all the ways. I suggest you to try all the different ways to get different taste every time. Vegetation people can enjoy it with only paneer.
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Egg – 3-4
Grated paneer or cottage cheese – 1/2 cup
Onion – 2 finely chopped
Butter or oil – 1&1/2 tablespoon
Spinach leaves – 200 gram
Oil – 1 teaspoon
Cilantro or coriander leaves – 1 cup, chopped
Garlic – 3-4 cloves
Ginger – 1 inch piece
Green chilli – 2 or to taste
Coriander powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Cumin powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Garam masala – 1/2 teaspoon
Kasuri Methi – 1 teaspoon
Water – 1 cup
1. Rinse the spinach leaves well and chop roughly.
2..Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a pan. Add cleaned, washed and chopped spinach leaves and saute till moisture evaporate and spinach dried up. Remove from heat and let it cool down. You can also use boiled spinach leaves instead of sauteed if you want.
3. Grind sauteed or boiled spinach leaves, chopped cilantro or coriander leaves, ginger, garlic and green chilli. Make a smooth paste.
4. Heat oil or butter in a pan. You can use half oil and half butter. If you are using only butter, add 1 teaspoon oil with butter to prevent burning the butter. Add finely chopped onion and fry till onion starts to change it’s colour.
5. Now add the green paste and saute till raw smell of garlic goes away.
6. Add half cup water and let it boil. Grate the boiled eggs and add. Or add grated paneer or cottage cheese. Or you can use 1/4 cup grated paneer with grated eggs. I sometimes do so.
7. Mix and cook on simmer for 5-6 minutes or till you get your desired consistency.
8. Crush the Kasuri methi with your palm and add in the curry. Mix and remove from heat. Serve with any Indian flatbread or toasted bread.
1. Vegetarian people can use paneer to cottage cheese instead of eggs.
2. You can use less or more eggs as per your convenience.
3. Use chilli according to your spice tolerance. You can use more green chilli if you want your curry more spicy.
4. Olive oil can be used instead of butter.
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