How to Make Indian Tomato & Spinach Curry

A vegetarian dish for us flexitarians. Bring this in your lunch box and your colleagues will be so envious!

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How to Make Indian Tomato & Spinach Curry Recipe
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Chop the onion, garlic and green chili.

Chop the onion, garlic and green chili.

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Heat up some butter and olive oil in a saute pan.

Heat up some butter and olive oil in a saute pan.

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Soften the onion, garlic and green chili with..

Soften the onion, garlic and green chili with..

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...garam masala...

...garam masala...

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..coriander..

..coriander..

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..turmeric powder..

..turmeric powder..

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..and a cinnamon stick. The smell is absolutely fantastic right now! If you can find spices to grind yourself it will taste even more.

..and a cinnamon stick. The smell is absolutely fantastic right now! If you can find spices to grind yourself it will taste even more.

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When the spices are well integrated with the onion/garlic/chili mix, add the can of tomatoes.

When the spices are well integrated with the onion/garlic/chili mix, add the can of tomatoes.

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Also add raw sugar...

Also add raw sugar...

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..and allow to simmer for about 15 minutes.

..and allow to simmer for about 15 minutes.

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Add the (thawed) spinach. Fresh works just as well!

Add the (thawed) spinach. Fresh works just as well!

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Stir and simmer another 10 minutes. While it simmers..

Stir and simmer another 10 minutes. While it simmers..

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..prep the raita. I often make it with cucumber but it also works without. Grate the cucumber.

..prep the raita. I often make it with cucumber but it also works without. Grate the cucumber.

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Chop the mint.

Chop the mint.

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Mix cucumber, mint and yogurt.

Mix cucumber, mint and yogurt.

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Like so.

Like so.

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Add garlic (optional).

Add garlic (optional).

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Add salt& pepper.

Add salt& pepper.

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Eat the tomato & spinach "curry" with raita and..

Eat the tomato & spinach "curry" with raita and..

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..paneer, or (as here) fried halloumi.

..paneer, or (as here) fried halloumi.

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This recipe comes from one of my favorite (Swedish) blogs, Smaskens. She serves this tomato and spinach dish to homemade paneer, raita and rice.

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