Indian Food Recipe : Spinach Gravy (Paalak)

Spinach (Paalak) Gravy
When we are looking for some nutritious ingredient then spinach can be used in every type of dish including soup, parantha and rice too. Some people love to have it in a spicy flavor. This green vegetable is a store of vitamins and proteins which is very healthy.
Contents of the dish:

Spinach, 1.5 cups.
Toor dal, ½ cup.
Cumin seeds, 1.5 tsp.
Dry red chillies.
Grated coconut, 3 tsps.
Garlic flakes.
Tamarind.
Tomato puree, 4 tsps.
Salt as per taste.

Methodology:

To settle the toor dal and tamarind, soak them in water for few minutes.
Clean the spinach and boil it in water.
Make a fine paste of the toor dal, cumin seeds, coconut and red chillies.
Now add this paste into the spinach with salt, tamarind water and garlic tomato puree.
Season the dish with some gram dal, curry leaves and spinach and serve hot.

 

Indian Food Recipe : Kheer

Kheer Recipe
 Kheer is a milk pudding. This includes vermicelli, rice or broken wheat along with nuts and raisins that give it a crunchy taste and with saffron it gets its color. It’s typically a South Indian dish but very famous with its different versions all over India. It is essentially served as a dessert

Ingredients:

1 cup – milk.
½ cup –rice (washed and soaked for 20 mins).
8 green cardamoms peeled and powdered.
20 strands of saffron (soaked in 2 to 3 tbsp. of hot milk).
6-7 tbsp. sugar.
14 almonds.
12 pistachios.

Methodology:

Let the milk simmer for some time after boiling it.
Coarsely grind the rice after draining out the water
Add rice to the milk stirring nonstop so that rice doesn’t stick to the vessel.
Add saffron and powdered cardamoms.
Till the milk thickens let it boil.
Add sugar and till it dissolves keep it on the flame.
Remove and garnish with Almonds and pistachios.
Serve hot or cold.