Spinach in Tamarind Sauce

palakura pulusu Spinach in Tamarind Sauce
Palakura Pulusu


Spinach 1 bunch
Red Onion 1
Green Chillies 3
Turmeric Powder a pinch
Tamarind 1 and 1/2 inch sized ball
Salt to taste


Fenugreek seeds a pinch
Urad dal 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Broken red chillies 4
Curry leaves 4
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Wash and pat dry spinach.
Chop roughly and keep aside.

Peel and chop onion. Remove stems and slice green chillies.
Soak tamarind in a cup of water for 15 minutes and extract all the juice.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
Then add chopped onion and green chillies.
Stir fry until onions turns translucent and then add spinach.

Add tamarind extract, 4-5 cups of water, turmeric powder and salt.
Let it boil until it comes to required consistency and serve with rice.

Notes: If it turns too watery, then mix tbsp of rice flour with few tbsps of water and add to it.


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