Spicy Spinach with Yogurt

Spicy Spinach with Yogurt


Serves 4 


20 spinach leaves

30 g ghee

2 teaspoons black mustard seeds

¼ teaspoon fenugreek seeds

½ teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

¼ teaspoon chilli powder

1 tablespoon brown sugar

500g carton plain yogurt


Remove and discard white stalks from spinach.  Steam ro microwave spinach until limp; drain, cool.  Chop spinach finely.  Melt ghee in medium saucepan, stir in seeds, cumin, nutmeg, chilli powder and sugar, stir over medium heat for about 2 minutes or until mustard seeds begin to pop.


Stir in yogurt and spinach, stir over low heat for about 1 minute or until heated through, do not allow mixture to boil.