Gnocchi & Spinach Stir Fry | How to make Gnocchi & Spinach Stir Fry

By Bethica Das  |  30th Mar 2018  |  
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Gnocchi & Spinach Stir Fryby Bethica Das
  • Prep Time

    45

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  • Cook Time

    15

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  • Serves

    3

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About Gnocchi & Spinach Stir Fry Recipe

Gnocchi in Italian style is generally made with potatoes and refined flour. They are small dumplings that are boiled and sauteed with butter or any sauce preferred. They are had as a pasta based dish. But here I gave a new twist to Gnocchi which I stir fried with spinach for a perfect side dish that goes very well with our very own chapattis or rice. And for a healthier version, I went in for sweet potatoes and whole wheat flour. So replace the usual potatoes and paneer with Gnocchi and make your spinach curry in this new style. So check for a step by step guide with pictures to prepare it.

Gnocchi & Spinach Stir Fry

Ingredients to make Gnocchi & Spinach Stir Fry

  • Gnocchi -
  • 2 medium size sweet potato, boiled & mashed (approx. 2 cups mashed)
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin-coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp. red chili powder
  • 1 tsp. kasuri methi, crushed
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2-3/4 cup whole wheat flour (atta)
  • some rice flour to be dusted
  • Stir Fry -
  • 2-3 thick bunches spinach, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp. garlic, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. asafoetida
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. coriander-cumin powder
  • 1 tsp. lime juice

How to make Gnocchi & Spinach Stir Fry

  1. In a bowl mix together the mashed sweet potato, pinch of salt, turmeric powder, coriander-cumin powder, garam masala powder, crushed kasoori methi, red chili powder and the egg yolk.
  2. Add the whole wheat flour and knead into a soft dough. Cover and keep aside for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Shape the dough into a log. Cut into equal portions.
  4. Roll each portion lengthwise and further cut them into small pieces.
  5. Press each of the pieces with a fork to leave an impression on them.
  6. Transfer to a plate that has been dusted with rice flour.
  7. In hot boiling water, drop the pieces few at a time and simmer till they rise to the top. Remove them with a slotted spoon and transfer to a plate.
  8. Heat oil in a pan and temper with cumin seeds. Add the garlic and green chilies. Add the onions and asafoetida and saute till light brown.
  9. Add the spinach, salt, turmeric powder and coriander-cumin powder. Fry till the moisture has evaporated.
  10. Add the prepared Gnocchi and lime juice. Stir fry for a minute or two.
  11. Serve as a side dish with either rice or chapattis.

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