Creamed Spinach Roots
Serves: 2
If cooking for 4, just the stems alone can be doubled and possibly a little more water.
  • Oil
  • 1 dsp flour
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • washed spinach roots and stems from ½ kg spinach, chopped up into small pieces
  • chili flakes or powder/pul biber to taste
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • yogurt
  • salt
  • optional extra garlic
  1. Fry onion in a little oil till soft.
  2. Add 1 spoon of flour and stir occasionally. Wait until it changes colour.
  3. Add sliced spinach bits and stir around for a minute or two.
  4. Add red pepper to taste and cook for max 2 mins then add up to a cup of water.
  5. Stir then cook gently for 10 mins.
  6. Add 3 crushed garlic cloves and a ¾ tsp of salt, stir well.
  7. Turn off the heat
  8. As an option, it can be served with garlicky yogurt.
  9. Made by mixing ½ tsp salt into 2 cups yogurt and add 2 crushed cloves garlic, whip with a fork.
Recipe by Seasonal Cook In Turkey at