Konkani Style Vali Bendi Recipe-Malabar Spinach Curry

A simple authentic curry made from Malabar spinach or in other words called as vine spinach is cooked in a freshly ground grated coconut, dry red chilies and tamarind paste. The malabar spinach is considered as one of the delicacies in konkan cuisine. You can serve it along with steamed rice and a dollop of ghee on top for lunch.

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Konkani Style Vali Bendi Recipe-Malabar Spinach Curry
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Konkani Style Vali Bendi Recipe-Malabar Spinach Curry, a simple authentic curry made from Malabar spinach or in other words called as vine spinach is cooked in ground fresh coconut, dry red chilies and tamarind paste. In Konkani, “Vali” refers to the Spinach that is used in the curry, the leaf is rich in  lot of nutrients. It reduces cholesterol and is highly fibrous. It is good for digestion also.

Serve the Konkani Style Vali Bendi Recipe along with steamed rice with a dollop of ghee on top and Konkani Style Mooga Ghushi Recipe by the side to enjoy your everyday lunch. 

If you are looking for more Konkani recipes here are some : 

  1. Konkani Style Mande/Mandige/Chavde Recipe
  2. Solkadhi Recipe (Konkani Style Kokum Kadhi)
  3. Konkani Style Mooga Ghushi Recipe

 

Cuisine: Konkan
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Spinach Leaves (Palak)
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • Salt , to taste
  • To Grind
  • 1/2 cup Fresh coconut
  • 3 Dry red chillies
  • 18 grams Tamarind

How to make Konkani Style Vali Bendi Recipe-Malabar Spinach Curry

  1. To begin making the Konkani Style Vali Bendi Recipe, we will heat a skillet to dry roast the dry red chillies.

  2. Once done grind it along with coconut and tamarind to a smooth paste by adding some water.

  3. Heat a pressure cooker with oil, add pound garlic and allow it to sizzle. Add chopped spinach leaves and saute for few seconds till it wilts.

  4. Add ground paste and about 1/2 cup water and salt. Pressure cook for around 2 whistle. 

  5. Serve the Konkani Style Vali Bendi Recipe along with steamed rice with a dollop of ghee on top and Konkani Style Mooga Ghushi Recipe by the side to enjoy your everyday lunch.

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