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Spinach and Cheese

Spinach with Cheese (Photo by <a href=Don't Lose Your Lunch/flickr)" src="http://asiasociety.org/files/imagecache/small/spinachcheese.jpg">
Food & Recipes

Serves 6.

Ingredients

2 bunches spinach
1 quantity panir or 250 g/8 oz baked ricotta
1 tablespoon ghee or oil
1 teaspoon panch phora
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
250 ml/8 oz/1 cup natural yogurt
salt to taste
1 teaspoon garam masala

Directions

Spicy Zucchini Purée

(Photo by gwarcita/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

750 g/11/2 lb tender zucchini or squash
1 tablespoon ghee or oil
1 teaspoon black mustard seeds
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
2 fresh chillies, sliced
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 ripe tomato, peeled and diced
1 teaspoon salt or to taste
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
chopped fresh coriander or mint

Directions

Spicy Stir-Fried Okra (Bhindi Bhaji)

(Photo by sassyradish/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

Ingredients

500 g/1 lb okra
2 tablespoons ghee or oil
1 teaspoon panch phora 2 medium onions, finely chopped
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder or to taste
1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
1 tablespoon lime or lemon juice
or 1 teaspoon amchur (dried green mango powder)

Directions

Spicy Purslane, Sri Lankan Style

(Photo by foodistablog/Flickr)
Food & Recipes Serves 4 as an accompaniment to rice.

 

Ingredients

1 bunch purslane
1 small leek
2 tablespoons oil
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
2 teaspoons pounded Maldive fish
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
4 tablespoons water
squeeze of lime juice

Directions

Spiced Spinach and Potatoes

(Photo by scorps1027/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

Ingredients

1 bunch spinach
250 g/8 oz new potatoes
2 teaspoons ghee
2 tablespoons oil
2 teaspoons brown mustard seeds
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon salt or to taste
1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg

Directions

Spiced Chick Peas, Indian Style

Chick Peas (Photo by <a href=46137/flickr)" src="http://asiasociety.org/files/imagecache/small/chickpeasspiced.jpg">
Food & Recipes

Serves 6.

Ingredients

Spiced Cauliflower, Indian Style

Spiced Cauliflower (Photo by <a href=NancyEsq/flickr)" src="http://asiasociety.org/files/imagecache/small/spicedcauliflower.jpg">
Food & Recipes

Ingredients

half a medium cauliflower
3 tablespoons oil
1 teaspoon brown mustard seeds
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon garam masala

Directions

Savory Tempeh

(Photo by bourgeoisbee/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

250 g/8 oz tempeh
3 tablespoons oil
2 medium onions, finely chopped
3 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh chilli
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2 tablespoons chopped spring onions (scallions)

Directions

Savory Fried Potatoes

(Photo by Kadeeae/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

500 g/1 lb potatoes
1 tablespoon ghee or oil
1/2 teaspoon black mustard seeds
2 medium onions, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
1 teaspoon salt

Directions

Savory Black-Eyed Peas

Black-Eyed Peas (Photo by <a href=dejahthoris/flickr)" src="http://asiasociety.org/files/imagecache/small/blackeyedpeas.jpg">
Food & Recipes

Serves 4-6.

Ingredients