Konkani Style Vali Bendi Recipe-Malabar Spinach Curry

Konkani Style Vali Bendi Recipe-Malabar Spinach Curry, a simple authentic curry made from Malabar spinach or in other words called as vine spinach is cooked in ground fresh coconut, dry red chilies and tamarind paste. In Konkani, “Vali” refers to the Spinach that is used in the curry, the leaf is rich in  lot of nutrients. It reduces cholesterol and is highly fibrous. It is good for digestion also.  Spinach Leaves (Palak), Garlic, Salt, Fresh coconut, Dry Red Chillies, Tamarind   1 cup Spinach Leaves (Palak) 4 cloves Garlic Salt , to taste To Grind 1/2 cup Fresh coconut 3 Dry Red Chillies 18 grams Tamarind     10   20     To begin making the Konkani Style Vali Bendi Recipe, we will heat a skillet to dry roast the dry red chillies.Once done grind it along with coconut and tamarind to a smooth paste by adding some water.Heat a pressure cooker with oil, add pound garlic and allow it to sizzle. Add chopped spinach leaves and saute for few seconds till it wilts.Add ground paste and about 1/2 cup water and salt. Pressure cook for around 2 whistle. Serve the Konkani Style Vali Bendi Recipe along with steamed rice with a dollop of ghee on top and Konkani Style Mooga Ghushi Recipe by the side to enjoy your everyday lunch.