North East Recipes
 
Lamb Spinach  
 
Serves 4

Ingredients
1 lb. Lamb, cut into 1/2-in cubes (can be substituted with chicken) 1/2 cup yogurt
2 lbs. Fresh spinach, torn in small pieces 1 teaspoon chili powder
2 cups onions, finely chopped 1 tablespoon garlic paste
1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds 1 tablespoon ginger paste
1 teaspoon cumin powder 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon coriander powder 2 tablespoons clarified butter
1/2 teaspoon turmeric Salt to taste

Method
In a large bowl mix lamb meat with salt, pepper, cumin, coriander, turmeric, and chili powder. In a non-stick sauce pan heat clarified butter, splitter fenugreek until it turns dark. Add onions and sautee till brown. Put garlic and ginger paste, and stir for 1 min. until the aroma of roasted garlic comes out. Transfer the coated meat to the onion mixture. Stir and brown well. Add yogurt.
Simmer in low heat till the lamb meat is tender and the sauce has thickened up.
Increase the heat to medium, and begin adding spinach in batches. Let each batch of spinach wilt down before adding another batch.
Increase the heat to high to evaporate all the excess liquid. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
Serve with roti, or rice.

NUTRIENT COMPOSITION PER SERVING

MACRONUTRIENTS MICRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal)

299

Carotene (μg )

12605

Protein (g) 29.89 Vitamin C (mg) 68.63
Carbohydrate (g) 14.03 Mg  (mg) 169.85
Fat (g) 13.71 Na  (mg) 137.63
Fibre (g) 1.77 K  (mg) 543.25
Minerals (g) 5.45 Mn  (mg) 1.59
Calcium  (mg) 221.7 Zn  (mg) 1.02
Phosphorus  (mg) 314.88 Cr  (mg) 0.02
Iron  (mg) 3.07    

Modification
Reduce the amount of oil used.
Use chicken instead of lamb


Ingredients
1 lb. Lamb, cut into 1/2-in cubes (can be substituted with chicken) 1/2 cup yogurt
2 lbs. Fresh spinach, torn in small pieces 1 teaspoon chili powder
2 cups onions, finely chopped 1 tablespoon garlic paste
1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds 1 tablespoon ginger paste
1 teaspoon cumin powder 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon coriander powder 2 tablespoons clarified butter
1/2 teaspoon turmeric Salt to taste

NUTRIENT COMPOSITION PER SERVING

MACRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal)

265

Protein (g) 39.89
Carbohydrate (g) 14.03
Fat (g) 9.96
Fibre (g) 1.77
Minerals (g) 5.45