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Spinach Thoran

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Spinach or any vegetable – 500 gm
Garlic Cloves – 2
Onion – 1 (small)
Red Chilly Powder – 1/4 tsp
Turmeric – 1/4 tsp
Coconut – 1 cup
Salt – 1 tsp
Green Chilli – 1 (slit)
Oil – 1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Rice – 1 tsp
Shallots – 2 (finely sliced)
Curry Leaves – 10

Grind garlic, onion, red chilly powder, coconut and salt to a paste with some water.
Put the spinach in a pan, add 3 tbsp water and cover and cook on low heat.
When the spinach wilts, add coconut paste and green chilli to this.
Cover and cook till done. Heat some oil in a pan.
Add mustard seeds.
When mustard pops, add rice and stir till for sometime and add shallots.
Fry till golden brown.
Now add the curry leaves and fry for a few seconds.
Pour this over cooked spinach.
Mix well and serve hot.

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