Palak Tambuli Recipe (Udupi Style Spinach Tambli)
Palak Tambuli is a spinach based gravy recipe from Udupi, Karnataka. It is a simple, healthy and comforting side dish. Tambuli with green leafy vegetables are neither spicy nor oily. Tambuli is a light, nutritious, mild and soothing recipe, served with hot rice and pickle for simple dinner.
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- 15 Spinach Leaves (Palak)
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 3 Whole Black Peppercorns
- 2 Green Chilli
- 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
- 1 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt) , sour or buttermilk
- 1 teaspoon Ghee
- Salt , to taste Tempering
- 1 teaspoon Ghee
- 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- Curry leaves , few
- 1 Dry red chilli , broken
How to make Palak Tambuli Recipe (Udupi Style Spinach Tambli)
To prepare Palak Tambuli / Udupi Style Spinach Tambli Recipe, clean, wash and roughly chop palak leaves (you can retain tender stems too).
In a pan add few drops of ghee and roast jeera, pepper and green chilli. Fry for a minute.
Remove from the flame and keep aside to cool.
Grind leaves -spice mix, coconut and salt to a very smooth paste in a mixer by adding little water.
Pour the mixture to a bowl and add buttermilk / curd .Mix well. Adjust the consistency as required. The consistency should be thin.
Heat the remaining ghee in a small pan. Add mustard seeds and jeera, when it splutters add curry leaves .Pour the tempering on the tambli.
Serve Palak Tambuli / Udupi Style Spinach Tambli Recipe in room temperature with hot steaming rice and pickle for dinner or relish as such as a drink during evening.
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