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SPINACH & PEAS CURRY
Go green with this fresh veggie delight, eating two of your five a day has never been so tasty!

 

THINGS YOU NEED:

24 oz / 680 g fresh spinach
2 cups fresh or frozen peas
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon chopped fresh garlic
1 medium fresh tomato
½ cup water
1 teaspoon salt
1 handful fresh cilantro
 

FROM THE SPICE BOX:

1 teaspoon cumin seeds
½ teaspoon turmeric
1 tablespoon ground cumin & coriander
¼ teaspoon chili powder*
 
*Note: if you prefer a hotter spice level 
increase the amount of chili powder by ¼ teaspoon increments to suit your taste. Be cautious!



ESSENTIAL PREPARATION:

  • Blend the spinach in a food processor
  • Peel and chop the garlic as finely as possible 
  • Dice the tomato into ½ inch square pieces
  • Lightly chop the cilantro
  • Prepare everything else from the Things You Need section so that all ingredients are at hand and you are ready to cook

COOKING GUIDE:

  1. Heat the oil in the pan so it’s hot then add the cumin seeds and garlic and let it sizzle for 30 seconds.
  2. Then add the spinach, peas, diced tomatoes, salt, water, turmeric powder, chili powder and ground cumin & coriander. Put the lid on and simmer for 20 minutes on a medium to low heat, stirring occasionally.
  3. Take off the heat and stir in the chopped cilantro.
  4. Serve.
  5. Suggested serving accompaniments include rice, quinoa or cous cous or non gluten free options such as naan or pita bread.
Approximate nutritional values per serving (serving size 319g)

Calories
144

Carbohydrates
19.8g
7%
Sugars
5.3g
Fat
4.8g
7%
Saturates
0.7g
3%
Protein
9.5g

 

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