Creamy Spinach / Pasalaikeerai Masiyal

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                                   CREAMY SPINACH

              Spinach is truly a wonderful leafy green that packs a lot of nutrients. Creamy spinach / Pasalaikeerai Masiyal is simple, healthy, and delicious south indian style keerai dish that can be done quickly. This pasalakeerai masiyal is a great recipe for kids and adults! Your kids will love this and so will you ??

 Ingredients
 
   2 Cups of Spinach
   2 Red Chillies
   2 Garlic/1 Tsp of garlic powder
   Salt and water as needed.

 Method

 

  • First take some water in a deep bottom pan, add some salt and boil it. Let the water come to a rolling boiling temperature. At this point put chopped or whole spinach leaves in the boiling water. Boil it for 2 minutes or just until wilted.
  • Now turn off the stove. Immediately, “shock” the blanched spinach in cold water(it will keep the color of spinach green) and drain the excess of water.
  • On other side heat a pan with oil and fry the red chillies and garlic until it changes color.
  • Finally in a blender add the spinach, red chillies, garlic and salt. Blend it until smooth and creamy.

  Tips

  • If you don’t like garlic flavour , just make puree with spinach, red chillies and salt.
  • Spinach Puree is a good accompanient for Spicy Kulambu like vatha kulambu.


  Health Benefits for Spinach

  • One cup of cooked spinach has 42 mg of calcium.
  • Spinach is your best bet for folic acid, which helps keep cells all over the body growing and functioning well.
  • It’s an incredible nonanimal protein source of iron, which delivers oxygen all over the body, providing much-needed energy to kids’ muscles.
  • Spinach also helps regulate blood sugar and keeps your children’s hearts healthy because it’s high in potassium and magnesium.

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