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Spinach and Curd Recipe
Posted on Forum by Chandrika Gauranga dasi
The first prasadam recipe on this blog will be a very simple spinach recipe, as spinach or sak, was Lord Gaurangas favourite preparation!
Bhaktivinode Thakure said in "Bhakti-anukula-matra Karyera Svikara" (acceptance of activities favorable to pure devotion)
"By honoring sak, a great favorite of Lord Chaitanya's, I consider life worthwhile."
125g/4oz ricotta or soft paneer
1tbs oil or ghee
salt and pepper
pinch of nutmeg
pinch of asfoetida
1) Wash spinach in 2 to 3 changes of water and remove tough stems
2)Heat oil or ghee in a saucepan and put in the asfoetida. Cook for a few seconds, then add the spinach and cook over a high heat until the spinach has wilted and is tender.
3)Add the ricotta or soft paneer and stir well.
4) Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg
Spinach is good flavoured with any of the following : lemon, nutmeg, mace, tomatoes, tarragon
This spinach preparation can be offered simply as it is or some other ways to serve this recipe are as follows:
1)Stuffed inside canneloni, drizzled with tomato sauce and baked in the oven
2)Spread on any type of bread
3)Rolled into balls and fried, served with a salad.
(per 100g serving)
energy (kcal) 250
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