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Spinach with Beancurd/Indian Cottage Cheese

India is blessed with many variety of spinach, so spinach dish is very common in India.


Serves (4 to 5)


Ingredients (A)

150 grams                        Spinach


Ingredients (B)

2 pieces                            Beancurds


200 grams                        Indian Cheese


Ingredients (C)

4 tablespoons                   Ghee


Ingredients (D)

1 tablespoons                Chilli Powder

1 teaspoon                        Fennel Powder

1 teaspoon                        Cumin Powder

1 teaspoon                        Fish Curry Powder

150 grams                         Tomatoes (chopped)

2 tablespoons                    Butter


Ingredients (E)

2 teaspoons                      Sugar

As necessary                    Salt


Ingredients (F)

1 piece                              Tomato (cut into 8)



1. Blanch Ingredient (A), and cool it with little cold water. Then blend it in the blender with the cold water or ice cube till smooth.

2. Cut the Ingredients (B), into small cube ( inch). Boil it only when you use beancurd instead of cheese.

3. Boil the beancurd for a while; drain it and leave it aside.

4. Heat the Ingredient (C), in a cooking pot.

5. Add in the Ingredients (D), & fry it till fragrant.

6. Then add in the Ingredients (A & E), and water if its necessary.

7. Reduce the flame and stir it well.

8. Add in salt if its necessary.

9. Finish it off, with Ingredients (B & F), and cook it well.


* Fish curry powder is a mixture of spices only. It is called fish curry powder because it is mostly used in fish and seafood dishes. But it contains no trace of seafood.



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Spinach with Beancurd/Indian Cottage Cheese.