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Afghan spinach with coriander--or the other way around

Starter
4 servings
15 min
45 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
2 bags spinach, chopped,

2 bunches fresh coriander, chopped,

3 bundles spring onion--green parts only, chopped,

1 medium onion, chopped

3 cloves crushed garlic,

1 chili pepper,

1 teaspoon dry ground coriander,

1 teaspoon turmeric,

1/4 cup canola oil,

salt and pepper.

Preparation

  • In a heavy duty pot heat oil and fry onion and garlic. When onion becomes transparent add the dry ground coriander and turmeric.
  • Mix well and cook for about 2-3 minutes together. Add to the pot chopped spinach, mix with the spices, and cook until all the water evaporates and the spinach becomes soft.
  • Add to the spinach spring onion, fresh coriander, chili pepper, salt and pepper, and some extra oil, if spinach is too dry.
  • Simmer all the greens on a low heat for about 40 minutes. Serve with rice.
  • If you wish to put meat in that dish, it should be added to the mix of onion and dry spices.
  • Cooking spinach with meat takes 1.5-2 hours, and it should be cooked on a very low heat.

Photos

Afghan Spinach with Coriander--or the Other Way Around, photo 1Afghan Spinach with Coriander--or the Other Way Around, photo 2Afghan Spinach with Coriander--or the Other Way Around, photo 3




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