Monday, August 14, 2017

Baby Spinach Tambli ( Yogurt Based Curry Using Baby Spinach)

Tambli/Tambuli(yogurt curry) is one of the most commonly prepared curry in every brahmin household specially in many regions of Karnataka. Today I will share the recipe of baby spinach tambli. I have already shared similar recipe palak tambli,ie yogurt based curry using Indian spinach in my earlier post. 
 Blend of coconut, sauteed baby spinach with roasted cumin seeds, roasted back pepper corns and curd makes this dish very healthy & refreshing. Its kids friendly too. 
  Serve this fresh baby spinach tambli with warm rice and moru molaga/shandage munanchi/Majjige Menasu/Sundried buttermilk chilies.Without wasting any time, let me jump into the detailed recipe.

Ingredients :

two handful of cleaned fresh baby spinach (hold tightly and measure)

1 tsp of jeera/cumin seeds
1 tsp of ghee
6-7 black pepper corns
1 Green chilly (optional)
approximately 1 cup of curd ( add more if you like)
1/4 cup of  grated fresh coconut
salt to taste

For Seasoning:

1 tsp of ghee
9-10 curry leaves
1 tsp of mustard
1/2 tsp of jeera/cumin seeds

How To Prepare?

  • In a pan/kadai, heat 1 tsp of ghee. Add black pepper corns and cumin seeds to it. After frying spices  for 20-30 secs, add in baby spinach and saute until it becomes 1/4th of the original volume.Switch off the flame and let it cool down completely.

  • Add coconut,salt,green chilly(optional) and sauteed baby spinach to the mixer jar. Grind everything together into a fine paste.Now add curd and grind well again until it becomes a thin fine paste.

  • Pour the tambli into a bowl and adjust the consistency by adding water. Mix it well after adding water. Tamblis should be of pouring consistency.
  • In the same pan heat 1 more tsp of ghee. Add mustard seeds to it.As soon as the mustard seeds pop out add in curry leaves and cumin seeds. Fry for 10 secs and  switch off the flame.Pour this seasoning on top of tambuli. Mix it well before you serve.

  • You can play around with seasoning ingredients by adding/omitting few ingredients.
Thanks for reading through my post ,If you try it at home, please get back to me with your valuable comments.Your comments means a lot to me.

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