Spinach Malfati


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Steamed spinach dumplings served with hot tangy tomato sauce and gooey cheese makes an ideal and wholesome mini meal when served with garlic bread or rice. Both tomatoes and spinach are rich in folic acid, an important nutrient that promotes the growth and development of brain cells right from infancy till the brain is completely mature.

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Makes 6 servings
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    For the spinach dumplings

    1. Combine all the ingredients together in a bowl and mix well.
    2. Divide it into small equal-sized portions and shape each portion into a ball.
    3. Steam in a steamer for 5 to 7 minutes. Keep aside.

    For the tomato sauce

    1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the garlic and spring onions and sauté for 1 minute.
    2. Add the tomato pulp and simmer till the sauce thickens.
    3. Add the chilli flakes, chilli powder, tomato purée, salt and ½ cup of water and bring to boil.
    4. Add the milk, mix well and simmer for a minute. Keep aside.

    How to proceed

    1. Arrange the spinach dumplings in a glass baking dish in an even layer and pour the tomato sauce over it.
    2. Sprinkle the cheese on top and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200ºC (400ºF) for 15 minutes or till the cheese melts.
    3. Serve hot.
    RECIPE SOURCE : Growing Kids Cook BookBuy this cookbook
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    marfatiaOctober 28, 2010

    Yummy. Real hit at parties with all age groups.
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    Reviewed October 28, 2010by marfatia

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