Palak Tomatar (Spinach and Tomatoes)
A quick, Indian-flavored side dish to spark up any meal.


For 4 Serving(s)


  • 1/2 t crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 t turmeric
  • 1 T ginger
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 c water
  • 2 T ghee
  • 1 T lemon juice
  • 1 lb spinach
  • 1 cn tomatoes
  • salt

Palak Tomatar (Spinach and Tomatoes) Directions

    Heat oil or ghee in large saucepan; add onion and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in turmeric, ginger and crushed red pepper and sauté another minute. Add spinach, tomatoes and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 15 minutes. Add lemon juice and salt to taste. Note: if desired, cool the dish slightly and puree before adding lemon juice. Bring the puree back to serving temperature, add lemon juice and salt and serve.

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