A mildly flavoured herb dish spiced with red chillies and garlic cloves. This well seasoned dish combines together freshly chopped herbs with authentic seasonings.


  • 2 bunches herbs[watercress, baby spinach, red herbs or big leaved spinach]
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 2 dried chillies
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • Pinch mustard seed
  • 2 sprigs spring onions,chopped
  • 1 onion[1/2 grated and ½ sliced]
  • ½ tomato, grated
  • 4 curry leaves
  • 3 mint leaves
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat oil in a pot.
  2. Stir in the sliced onion,2 of the mint leaves and 2 of the curry leaves.
  3. Add in mustard seeds, 1 sprig of sliced spring onions, a clove of garlic and 1 dried chilli.
  4. Allow to simmer until the onions turn a slight golden brown colour.
  5. Add in the herbs and simmer until the herbs has reduced in volume.
  6. Water can be added if the herbs tend to dry up at the base of the pot.
  7. Add in the salt
  8.  Stir in the grated tomato and the remainder of the onion, spring onion, mint, curry leaves, garlic and dried red chili.
  9. Cook until the herbs are well fried.
  10. Garnish the dish with freshly chopped coriander.