Spinach Tamarind Curry

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10 mins Cooking Time
1 Serving
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 6%
Carbs 37%
Fats 57%
Lactose Free
Antioxidant Rich
Gluten Free

This is a quintessential gravy vegetable dish from the lands of Kerala, but a favorite across India too. Sour/Tangy and delicious, it is rich in iron (Fe) and calcium. This flavorful vegetarian and vegan recipe can be had as a lunch and dinner main course dish. Have it with bajra bhakri, roti, masala roti, or rice, and make your meal interesting. It's a quick and easy keto and antioxidant-rich recipe.


  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Spinach (Palak)
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Onion
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Tomato
  • 1 No. Red Chilly
  • 1/4 Tsp Mustard Seeds (Rai)
  • 1/2 Tbsp Tamarind
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • As Required Water


  • Step 1

    In a kadhai, heat oil, rai, chopped onion and mix and allow to cook

  • Step 2

    Once the onions turn translucent, add red chilli, chopped tomato and mix well

  • Step 3

    Then add chopped palak and sauté well

  • Step 4

    When the palak has reduced in volume, add tamrind pulp, water as required and stir well

  • Step 5

    Finally, add salt and let it simmer

  • Step 6

    Serve hot with chapati

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Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(78gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 5gm 1.7%
Dietary Fiber 1gm 4.7%
Protein 1gm 1.8%
Total Fat 3gm 4.4%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 54 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 16 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 9 minutes
  • Bicycling 8 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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