Plantain and spinach curry

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Sometimes you just can't beat a good curry. Instead of shelling out cash for a greasy take-away, why not give this light and tasty recipe a try? Serves 4.


  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 plantain, peeled and sliced
  • 2 small onions, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 1/2 inch root ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cans of spinach, thoroughly drained
  • A good fistful of fresh coriander, chopped


  1. Fry the plantain over a med-high heat until golden.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, ginger, chilli and salt. Fry for a couple of minutes, then add the drained spinach.
  3. Cover and cook for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally and adding a little water if required.
  4. When ready, throw in the coriander, stir and serve with rice.


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