Red Spinach Leaves Stir Fry (Laal Bhaji) लाल माठ भाजी

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         Red spinach can be eaten fresh or cooked. It is flavored with garlic and chilies. Red leaves

are very low in calories and which is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin A, iron, calcium, and folic acid. Red spinach is available late winter through spring. This vegetable has a flavor similar to conventional green varieties with a mild sweetness. Its leaves are usually round, thick, and rich green in color, but has a bright red colored central stem. The leaves and stems of red spinach contain a red liquid. This has a sweet, raw flavor and the texture is very delicate like that of green spinach. The leaves and stems are used in salads, pasta sauces, sandwiches, and other tasty recipes.

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes; Cooking Time: 20 Minutes.
Each Serving of Red Spinach Stir Fry Contains 90 Calories.

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Ingredients :

  • Red Spinach Leaves + Stems 1 bunch / लाल माठाची भाजी(१ जुडी/पेंडी) 150 g
  • Garlic cloves 9, crushed/mashed
  • Green chili 10 strips, chopped
  • Olive. Oil 2 tbsp
  • Salt 1 Tsp

Instructions:

  • Clean, wash and chop red spinach leaves(Lal math bhaji).
  • Heat oil in a pan and add garlic cloves saute till garlic gets a brown color or for half a minute.
  • Now, add chopped green chilies saute well.
  • Add chopped red spinach leaves and salt, saute well and cook on medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes.

  • After 5 minutes water gets evaporated and we will get well cooked red spinach leaves to stir-fry or लाल माठाची भाजी. 
  • Here, healthy and tasty red spinach stir fry is ready to serve, serve hot with bhakri, chapati. Enjoy!!!

Dietary Comments


  • It makes 2 servings. And based on a 2000 calorie diet, per serving contains 90 calories, along with 12.62 g carbohydrates, 4.52 g fats, and 4.53 g protein.

Health Benefits of Red Spinach:

  • Improves eyesight: It contains Vitamin A, C that contributes towards a healthy vision.
  • Red spinach helps in prevention of premature graying of the hair.
  • It also helps to boost bodies immune system.
  • Digestion: it contains lots of fiber, and fibrous food helps in proper digestion and is useful for curing colon cancer, diabetes, cholesterol as well as for weight loss.
  • It helps in providing the best health to the hair follicles because of the high levels of minerals and vitamins.
  • Weight loss: Protein content in red spinach helps in reducing the levels of insulin in the blood and also releases a lot of hormones that can help in the proper control of hunger pangs.

Good Time To Eat:

           It is good to eat red spinach stir fry for lunch and dinner.

Eat Healthy, Stay Healthy!!!

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