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Pitta/Kapha Balancing, Vata in Moderation

Sautéed Spinach

Sautéed spinach is an easy-to-prepare side dish that pairs well with rice and chapati. Spinach is low in calories, high in fiber, and rich in vitamins and minerals such as iron, vitamin C, and vitamin K. It is also a good source of antioxidants and has been linked to improved eye health and reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer.

Total Time
25 min
Simple Tasty Recipes

Ingredients for 4 – 5 Servings

  • ½


  • ½ tsp

    Mustard Seeds

  • 1 stalk

    Curry Leaves

  • 1 tsp

    Turmeric Powder

  • 1

    Small Green Chili (unseeded)

  • 1½ tsp

    Sea Salt

  • ½ cup

    Freshly Grated Coconut or Dry Coconut

  • 2 tbsp

    Sunflower or Coconut Oil

  • 500 g

    Asian Spinach (Amaranthus Greens)

Total Time

  • Cooking Time
    25 min

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  1. Chop the spinach, onion and green chili and set aside

  2. Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds and curry leaves

  3. Stir for 2 minutes or until the mustard seeds begin to pop

  4. Add the onion and cook for another minute

  5. Now add the spinach along with the turmeric powder, sea salt and chili and cook until the spinach is soft but still crunchy

  6. Add the grated coconut just before turning off the flame off. Stir well

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