Spinach chutney is exceptionally an exotic and flavorful side-dish or accompaniment made combining power-packed spinach, flavored with little mint leaves, garlic, spiced with green chilies and cooked with tomatoes and tamarind which enhances the taste with its tangy and slightly sour savor. This awesome and yummy chutney can be eaten with any type of Indian flat breads or rice.
The word Chutney is derived from an Indian term Chatni meaning crushed. Chutneys are generally dry or wet which has a rough to fine consistency. Chutney or Pachadis gives a euphoric feeling to many mainly for their spicy and tangy flavor. It is the basic item in a thali in any Indian food, either for breakfast, or along with parathas or even along with a tea time snack. Chutneys are either made like pickles or made from fresh ingredients like herbs, vegetables or even certain fruits. It is an important ingredient for serving idli, dosa, vada, uttapam, Sandwiches or most chat items like samosa, pakora, aloo paratha and so on. in short, it is the main component for Indian snack item. Chutney can also be made with fruits, vegetables, herb or spices. Most of the famous chutney recipes are made using coconut, mint, coriander, ginger, mango, tamarind, red chilli, green chilli, peanut, tomato. Some of the chutneys are Idli Peanut Chutney, Tomato Chutney, Coconut Chutney, Cucumber Chutney, Ginger Chutney….
Palak or spinach is one of the healthy greens that you can include in your meals. Spinach is an edible flowering plant in the family Amaranthaceae native to central and western Asia. Its leaves are eaten as a vegetable. Spinach is thought to have originated in ancient Persia (modern Iran and neighboring countries). It is not known by whom, or when, spinach was introduced to India, but the plant was subsequently introduced to ancient China, where it was known as "Persian vegetable". Palak served as key ingredient in many delicacies here are some of them, Palak Moong Dal Fry, Palak Paneer Paratha, Crispy Spinach Fry Palak Pakoda, Aloo Palak Biryani, Palak Paneer, Palak Dal, Palak Makkai Malai, Palak Curry, Palak Gosht, Nadier Palak, Palak Methi Na Muthia, Oats Palak Roti, Palak Ki KadhiKhatti Palak Chutney, Palak Paneer Cutlet Patties, Potato Spinach Curry Aloo Palak, Paneer Bhurji, Aloo Palak Biryani, Huzooro Wale Palak Paneer, Palak Paneer Popcorn Samosa, Palak Pakoda, Palak Pachdi, Alu Palak Saag, Palak Paneer Pie, Khatti Palak Chutney, Palak Rajma Masala, Palak Raita, Palak Puri, Palak Rajma Masala and so on..
Try this awesome, delectable and refreshing Spinach Chutney and encourage your kids in eating healthy and nutritious dishes.