Spinach happens to be my li'l one's favourite green. Can you guess why? Coz he thinks Popeye's muscles are made of spinach!!! Oh boy!!! Only if he believed that Superman's biceps were because he ate Okra and Transformers gobbled up beetrots for power, you would have had a mom on 'cloud nine' here...
Here i'm sharing the way I make spinach thoran - have peppered it with urad dals in an effort to make it more interesting and colorful :)
You will need...
Spinach - 300gms(washed and chopped)
Onions - 1 sliced
Grated/Desicated coconut- 1 handful
Jeera - 1 pinch
Green chillies - 2-3
Chilly flakes - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urid dal - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Salt - to taste
Coarsly grind coconut, jeera and green chillies together. In a thick bottomed pan heat oil, splutter mustard seeds and add urid dal. Add sliced onions and curry leaves and saute well. Add the ground coconut mixture, turmeric, chilly flakes,salt and chopped spinach. Mix well and stir fry in high heat until all the water disappears. Serve hot with rice/roti.