Spinach With Coconut and Peanuts Sauce

Jinsi Ya Kupika Mchicha Wa Nazi Na Karanga

500 g to 600 g Spinach {you can use frozen or fresh, if you are using fresh one make sure to chop it nicely}
1 small onion, well chopped
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
3 tablespoons groundnuts / peanut flour
Coconut to taste {you can use coconut power or milk or cream}
Salt to taste
Chilli powder to taste {optional}
1 teaspoon ginger and garlic paste
1 to 2 tablespoons oil
50 ml water

A} Cut your spinach into fine strips.
B} Heat oil in pan, onion and fry it for about a minute or so
C} Add in tomato, stir and cook it for 2 minutes or until there’s little liquid left
D} Add salt and chilli powder, then add the spinach and stir.
E} Add coconut and stir
F} Add a bit of water, then add peanut groundnuts / peanut flour
G} Add a bit more of water if needed, stirring until it’s not too thick. It starts off thick and then thins out.
H} Cover the pot, reduce the heat to the lowest possible mark and allow this to simmer for about 3-5 minutes.

Note: don’t overcook it

If you want to see more vegetable recipes, please check them below

Okra recipe

Cassava leaves in coconut sauce recipe

Spinach in tomato sauce

Green peas recipe

Fried Green cabbage recipe

Written by Farhat

Farhat Abbas

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