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Spinach and Potato Curry

Delicious spinach and potato curry with cumin, chilli and a hint of cream
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3


  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2 medium sized garlic cloves smashed and roughly chopped
  • 1/4 tspn grated ginger
  • 1 tspn cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp butter ghee
  • 1/4 tspn turmeric
  • 1/2 tspn chilli powder
  • 1 tspn garam masala
  • 1-2 green chillies slit in half
  • 200 gram/4 cups chopped baby spinach
  • 3 medium potatoes cut into cubes
  • 5 tbsp fresh cream
  • 1/2 cup water
  • salt


  • Heat the butter ghee on the stovetop
  • Add cumin. Once it starts bursting add the onion and sauté until translucent
  • Add the garlic and ginger and sauté for a minute
  • Add the potatoes and fry for a minute
  • Add turmeric, chilli powder and salt and sauté the potatoes for about 5 minutes on low heat
  • Add half cup water, cover and simmer until the potatoes are tender. You may need more or less water
  • Once potatoes are tender add the cream, spinach, chillies and garam masala
  • Cook with the lid open just until spinach wilts and remove from heat