Brief: Kafuli is a thick gravy preparation made
from green leafy vegetables. Kafuli made of Spinach leaves is the
most common preparation.
Spinach(Palak ka saag) - 2 bunches
Fenugreek leaves ( Methi) optional - 1/2 bunch
Green chillies - 4 to 5
Oil - 2 tbsp ( preferably mustard oil)
Garlic - 4 to 5 cloves
Ginger - a 3 cm piece
Cummin seeds - 1 tsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Dry coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Rice powder or rice paste - 1 tbsp
Curd- 2tbsp (optional)
Water - 1-2 cup
Salt to taste
Wash Palak and Methi in running water. After washing, chop
and boil both vegetables along with green chillies in a little
water till tender. Mash into a paste using a blender
Finely chop ginger and garlic. Heat oil in afrying pan. Add
garlic and ginger in the hot oil. When the garlic turns light
brown, add cummin seeds and asafoetida. Add mashed vegetables,
turmeric powder, dry coriander powder and salt.
Add required amount of water to Kafuli and bring to boil. Now
add rice paste or rice powder dissolved in water.
Cover and cook for about 8 to 10 minutes on slow fire till the
gravy is is thick. If dry add some water and boil.
Garnish with pure ghee and serve hot with roti or steamed rice.