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Crackling Spinach

Spinach is a source of Vitamin A. It is rich in iron,calcium and protein. It is a powerful disease fighting antioxidant. Coming back to the recipe first time I ever tasted this dish  was  in Mainland China. I found this recipe in their website and tried it . It turned  out excellent.   

Spinach- 1 bunch 
Cornflour – 2-3 tbsp
Chilly flakes – to taste
Sesame seeds -2 grams
Sugar- 1/2 tsp
Garlic – 2 tbsp chopped finely
Salt   to taste
Oil – as much needed to deep fry 


  1. Wash the spinach well, dab it in a clean kitchen cloth, remove the water and chop the spinach into julienne.
  2. Sprinkle lots of corn flour on it.
  3. In hot oil deep fry the dusted spinach till crispy.
  4. Put the fried spinach on an absorbent paper to drain the oil. 
  5. Heat wok/pan on a high heat.
  6. Saute garlic until light brown.
  7. Add the deep fried crispy spinach.
  8. Add chilly flakes(except sugar).  
  9. Add sesame seeds and toss till seasoning covers the spinach.
  10. Toss it with sugar.

About SaiGeetha Pai

I am Saigeetha, a homemaker, food blogger, baker and a cook. Cooking is my passion.

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