Yam and Spinach Pulusu
by Tarla Dalal
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Pulusu is a popular preparation style in Andhra cooking, and basically features greens, vegetables or other ingredients in a tamarind-based gravy. A remarkable flavour derived from minimal ingredients and a simple procedure makes the Yam and Spinach Pulusu a great hit with everybody. The pulusu gets a flavourful boost from a simple masala powder of mustard seeds and red chillies, which also contains a bit of rice to thicken the gravy quickly.
- Combine the yam, 1½ cups of water, salt and turmeric powder in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cover with a lid and cook on medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the spinach, tamarind pulp, prepared powder and a little salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds and fenugreek leaves
- When the seeds crackle, add the kashmiri chilli and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Switch off the flame, add the tempering and the roasted sesame seeds powder to the yam and spinach mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot.
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