Green Butterflies ( Recipe for Toddlers)

Green Butterflies ( Recipe for Toddlers)

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A colourful recipe which will make your kids learn concept of colours while playing and eating! to add on. . . Spinach adds to iron and calcium along with fibre!

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Green Butterflies ( Recipe for Toddlers) recipe - How to make Green Butterflies ( Recipe for Toddlers)

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2 cups finely chopped spinach (palak)
2 tbsp butter
1/2 cup finely chopped spring onions with greens
2 garlic (lehsun) cloves , finely chopped
1/2 cup cheese spread
1 1/2 cups milk
salt and freshly ground black pepper powder to taste
1 1/2 cups cooked farfalle
  1. Blanch the spinach in boiling water for a minute. Drain and refresh in ice-cold water. Drain again and blend in a mixer to a smooth purée. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the butter in a deep pan, add the spring onions and garlic and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the spinach, cheese spread, milk, salt and pepper, mix well and bring it to boil, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.
  4. Blend till smooth and keep aside. Just before serving, re-heat the sauce, adding a little milk or water if required and toss the farfelle in the sauce.

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