Spinach in Yogurt - Coconut - Chilli Gravy

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

I have for you today a very healthy & tasty dish which can be made in a jiffy. This is a very common recipe from Malnad region. My mother-in-law being from this part of karnataka makes this dish very frequently. When I had this for the first time, I simply loved it.I was awed by the simplicity of this dish & its very tasty too. This goes as a main/side dish with rice.
This is my very first post on VEGETABLE PLATTER . Hope you all like this !!

Preparation Time: 15 mins


  • 1 cup finely chopped spinach/palak
  • 1 cup curds
  • 4-5 tbsp grated coconut - fresh/frozen
  • 2 - 3 green chilles - low/medium spiced
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds/jeera
  • 2 tsp mustard seeds
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp ghee


  1. Boil spinach with a pinch of salt & keep it aside
  2. Grind coconut, green chillies & 1 tsp mustard seeds into a smooth paste with very little water
  3. Add this paste to boiled spinach
  4. Add curds
  5. Add salt as per taste
  6. Temper with mustard & cumin seeds, serve with rice. Enjoy !!


You can also try making this with

  • Okra / Ladies finger
  • Green Beans
  • Ginger
  • Any green leavy vegetable

I will be sending over this recipe to Siri's place for her summer event 'Frozen Yogurt'
Check out the event @ Frozen Yogurt

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