Dinner Tonight: Spinach and Chickpea Curry
The recipe Dinner Tonight: Spinach and Chickpea Curry is ready in around 45 minutes and is definitely a spectacular gluten free option for lovers of Indian food. This recipe makes 4 servings with 467 calories, 21g of protein, and 20g of fat each. This recipe covers 51% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. If you have ground cumin, juice of lemon, garlic, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the butter you could follow this main course with the Cinnamon Butter Cake as a dessert. It works well as a rather expensive main course.
Melt the butter in a large pot set over medium heat.
Pour in the oil and all about 2 tablespoons of the chopped onions. Cook for about 25 minutes, stirring often, until they are golden brown.
Remove the stems from the spinach. Bring large pot of water to a boil. Toss in the spinach and cook for 2 minutes.
Drain the spinach in a colander, and run cold water over it to cool it down. Squeeze out as much water as you can and roughly chop.
Add two inches of the ginger, all of the garlic, and 1/2 cup of water to a blender or food processor and puree. When onions are done, add them to the pot and cook for another 10 minutes.
Add the turmeric, cumin, coriander, cayenne, tomatoes, spinach, and chickpeas along with the liquid in the can. Stir well, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook for thirty minutes.
Add a bit more water if mixture becomes too dry.
While that's cooking, mince the reserved two tablespoons of the onions, the remaining inch of ginger, and the serrano chili.
Add to a bowl and pour in the lemon juice. Stir well.
When the spinach chickpea mixture is done, stir in the onion and ginger mixture, season with salt and pepper, and serve.
Recommended wine: Gruener Veltliner, Riesling, Sparkling Rose
Gruener Veltliner, Riesling, and Sparkling rosé are great choices for Indian. The best wine for Indian food will depending on the dish, of course, but these picks can be served chilled and have some sweetness to complement the spiciness and complex flavors of a wide variety of traditional dishes. You could try Pratsch Organic Gruner Veltliner (1 Liter). Reviewers quite like it with a 4.6 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 14 dollars per bottle.
Pratsch Organic Gruner Veltliner (1 Liter)100% Certified Organic Gruner Veltliner. This wine is herbal, fresh, and spicy with notes of white pepper, apple, and citrus on the palate.