Spinach and Carrot Curry Recipe

Updated on May 5, 2018
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Spinach and Carrot Curry
Spinach and Carrot Curry

Healthy and Colorful

Spinach is low in fat and low in cholesterol. It is high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. In other words, it is loaded with nutrients that are helpful for your body.

Carrots are high in antioxidants. They are rich in iron, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. This mildly sweet, colorful vegetable is popular throughout the world.

Making this spinach and carrot curry involves only a few simple steps. You can make it in about 25 minutes.

Serve this side dish with chapati, roti, poori, etc. Enjoy the taste and reap the health benefits.

Off we go to the detailed, step-by-step recipe!

5 stars for Spinach Carrot Curry

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 25 min
Yields: Serves four people

Ingredients

  • 3 bunches spinach, washed, finely chopped
  • 3 carrots, peeled, sliced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp amchur powder(dry mango powder), alternatively, you can use a table spoon of lemon juice.
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder, available in Indian stores
  • 1/2 tsp salt, or as per taste
  • 2 tsp oil

Step-By-Step Instructions and Images for Making Spinach Carrot Curry

  1. Wash spinach. Finely chop it.
  2. Heat oil in a deep-bottomed pan. Throw in cumin seeds. Let them sizzle.
  3. Add chopped onions. Saute over medium high heat until they turn transparent.
  4. Now, add coriander powder, turmeric powder, amchur powder, salt, and red chili powder. Saute for 20 seconds.
  5. Add sliced carrots. Add chopped spinach on the top. Cover the pan. No need to add water. Spinach releases its' water. Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes.
  6. Open the lid. Add garam masala powder. Continue cooking until carrots are cooked properly and the water evaporates.
  7. Turn off the heat. Spinach carrot curry is ready! Serve this nutritious side dish with roti, poori, or chapati.

Step one: Saute cumin seeds in oil. Add chopped onions. Saute until they are transparent.
Step one: Saute cumin seeds in oil. Add chopped onions. Saute until they are transparent.
Step two: Add dry masala powders as per instructions. Throw in salt. Saute for a few seconds.
Step two: Add dry masala powders as per instructions. Throw in salt. Saute for a few seconds.
Step three: Add carrot slices. Arrange them on the base.
Step three: Add carrot slices. Arrange them on the base.
Step four: Add chopped spinach. Cover the pan. Cook over medium heat for five minutes. No need to add water. Spinach will release its water.
Step four: Add chopped spinach. Cover the pan. Cook over medium heat for five minutes. No need to add water. Spinach will release its water.
Next, open the lid. Cook until carrots are soft and the mixture becomes almost dry.
Next, open the lid. Cook until carrots are soft and the mixture becomes almost dry.
Step five: Add garam masala powder. Mix well. Turn off the heat. Your favorite spinach carrot curry is ready!
Step five: Add garam masala powder. Mix well. Turn off the heat. Your favorite spinach carrot curry is ready!
Serve this nutritious curry with roti, poori, or chapati. Happy eating!
Serve this nutritious curry with roti, poori, or chapati. Happy eating!

Nutritional Information of Spinach Carrot Curry

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 78
Calories from Fat9
% Daily Value *
Fat 1 g2%
Saturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 6 g2%
Sugar 1 g
Fiber 4 g16%
Protein 5 g10%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 64 mg3%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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