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Charles Campion
Author of the
London Restaurant Guide 2009

Gita Mistry Recipes

Spilt mustard seed and fenugreek spinach

(Serves 2)


2 tbsp olive oil
400g spinach
1 tsp split mustard seeds
1⁄4 tsp fenugreek seeds
Pinch of salt
1⁄2 tsp pomegranate powder
1⁄2 tsp paprika


Heat the oil in a deep frying pan till hot, add the fenugreek seeds and split musrad seeds and fry in the oil for a few seconds. Turn the heat down to medium, place in the spinach, add the salt, paprika and pomegranate powder, and give the spinach a stir for 1-2 mins until wilted down. It’s now ready to serve.

Serve with the garlic and tamarind fish.