Spinach is an source of many vitamins,minerals and anti-oxidents.There are different types of Spinach.Kerala Spinach is red in colour and has less water content . Palak is green in colour.
Spinach thoran is made up of Spinach,Grated Coconut and garlic.It is very delicious and easy to make.
- Finely Chopped Spinach - 2cups
- Grated coconut - ½ Cup
- Chilly Powder - ½ tsp
- Red Chilly -2 nos
- Rice - 1 tsp
- Garlic - 1 nos
- Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
- Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
- Oil - as needed
- Salt - to taste
- Heat a pan and add spinach, salt, turmeric powder and mix well.
- Cover the pan and cook for 2 mins.
- Crush coconut, garlic and chilly powder and add to it.
- Mix well and slow down the flame and stir well till the water dries up completely.
- Heat oil in a pan.
- Add mustard seeds and red chilli and let it splutter.
- Add rice and fry it.
- Once rice becomes crispy add cooked spinach and mix well.
- Remove from fire.