Katenya Appetizer

Katenya Appetizer
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Ingredients for paste
1 small yellow onion
1 cup chopped spinach
½ tbsp fresh minced garlic
¼ tbsp ginger powder
¼ tbsp cardamom
4 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tbsp clarified spiced butter
1 cup dry curd cottage cheese

Ingredients for sauce
1 cup plain yogurt
¼ yellow onion
1 jalapeno pepper

Directions for paste
Cook onions and garlic for about 5 minutes in vegetable oil, add spinach and remaining ingredients and cook for another 10 minutes. Turn off heat and let cool. Put dry curd cheese into a blender. Add prepared spinach and blend till becomes paste.

Directions for sauce
Fine mince onion and jalapeno in blender; add yogurt and salt and mix.

Paste is spread on injera (Ethiopian bread) rolled cut and served with yogurt sauce.

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