Stir Fry Spinach Indian Style

Serves 4-6
5 tbs mustard oil
1/8 tsp ground asafetida
1 bunch fresh spinach leaves (thick stems removed), washed and chopped
1 tsp. dry fenugreek leaves
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
1/2 tsp red chilli powder (cayenne pepper) – optional
salt to taste
1/4 tsp garam masala

Heat the oil in a very large pan till it smokes as this will burn away the pungency of the oil. Add asafetida and then all the spinach. Stir fry the spinach. Add the turmeric, chilli powder, fenugreek leaves, salt. Continue to stir fry the spinach with the spices.  Now add 1 cup water and steam the spinach.  Sprinkle garam masala powder on the spinach and stir it in the spinach.


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