Friday, February 29, 2008
Another Award & Spinach Ambat
Well, Well its pouring awards , awards & more on the blog world!!! Everyone's getting awards & passing it on.....I am truely overwhelmed on getting another award! Getting the E for excellence award so soon after entering the blog world is tuely amazing & i am so... happy! Thank you Dear Purnima of Fantasy Cooking for passing on this award to me.....I appreciate it :-)
I would like to pass it on too,
Laavanya of Cookery Corner , Maya of Konkan World and Meera of Enjoy Indian Food . Congrats girls on your well deserved awards :-)
This is an authentic konkani dish, made quite often in our house. Ambat is a coconut based curry & cooked given seasoning with Onions. You can make Ambat with carrots, potatoes, Spinach, Chayote squash. This goes well with rice & some simple sabji.
Spinach- 3 cups
Coconut - 3/4 cup
R.Chillies - 5
Tamarind - a small piece
Onion - 1
Salt - To taste
Oil - 2 tsps
1. Wash the spinach & chop it. Pressure cook for 2 whistles.
2. Roast R .chillies in a drop of oil till slightly brown. Then grind it with coconut & tamarind to a fine paste.
3. Add the ground masala to the spinach, add salt & 1/2 of onion finely chopped & bring to a good boil.
4. Season with finely chopped onions sauted in oil till brown.
Serve hot with rice...Ambat is ready & delicious!!