Curried Spinach Dip Recipe

curried spinach dipThis recipe for Curried Spinach Dip is very easy to make. If you like North Indian cuisine you will really like this dish as it uses many of the classic Indian spices like turmeric, cumin, and curry powder.

Curried Spinach works as a stand alone dip served with pita chips or you can use it for filling to make a Brazilian - Indian fusion appetizer called a Curried Spinach Pastéis.

2 tspn olive oil
1 tspn cumin seeds, ground
1 tspn curry powder
1/4 tspn turmeric
1/8 tspn cayenne pepper
1 cube of vegetable bouillon
1 red onion, finely diced
2 cloves garlic, diced
1 10 oz. box frozen spinach
1/3 package of Philadelphia brand cream cheese
1/2 cup plain yogurt (I used Greek Gods brand)
salt and pepper to taste

  1. Thaw the spinach and squeeze it to remove most of the moisture. Pull the spinach apart and put it into a small bowl to use later.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the cumin, curry powder, turmeric, and cayenne pepper and set aside.
  3. In another bowl, dissolve the bouillon cube in 1/2 cup of warm water and set aside.
  4. In a skillet over medium heat, heat the olive oil.
  5. Add the onion to the skillet and cook until it is clear and translucent, about 4 minutes.
  6. Add the garlic to the skillet and cook for another 3 minutes.
  7. Add the bowl of spices to the skillet along with the spinach.
  8. Stir the spices and the spinach well, then pour in the vegetable bouillon.
  9. Reduce the heat to low and simmer until you have cooked off most of the moisture, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  10. Mix the spinach together with the cream cheese and yogurt. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  11. Serve with pita chips or use as a filler for this Pastéis recipe.
Related Posts / Recipes:
Pastéis Recipe

Other Appetizers:
Olio Verde
Irish Nachos
Sago Pagoda

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