Creamy Spinach dip with the goodness of Spinach Greens,refreshing Mint leaves with Cream Cheese and Sour Cream
Try this creamy dip for your parties and gatherings serve with chips or toasted naan bread slices. You can also use it as spreads for sandwiches and rolls/wraps.
A quick and easy and that is ready within minutes. Make it ahead of your parties. It can be served not only with chips but also with starters like Aloo Poha Tikki, Paneer tikkas(Basil Pesto Paneer Tikkas), any other tandoori snack or pakoras( vegetable fritters).
It is healthy this healthy and delcious dip can be used as spread for rolls and wraps and used as sandwich filling with fresh veggies like lettuce leaves, cucumbers, carrots and tomatoes.
What we need to make this creamy Spinach and Mint Dip
Fresh Spinach and Mint leaves, Cream Cheese, Sour cream, some lemon juice, Chaat Masala.
Chaat Masala is an Indian Spice mix, used on snacks, fruits, grilled veggies or yogurt preparations (raita). In case you do not have chaat masala , you can use Lemon Pepper seasoning Mix. It adds up a tangy lemony flavor to dishes.
Can I use Raw Spinach for the dip
We can use raw spinach leaves but it should be properly washed and dried on kitchen towel. No water or moisture should be there.
You can also use blanched spinach or puree and even frozen spinach. Thaw Frozen spinach before using it and squeeze out extra water from blanched leaves, and then blend with mint and mix in sour cream and cream cheese.
How long can I store this dip
It can be stored in refrigerator for around a week, in an air-tight container.
Substitute of Sour Cream and Cream Cheese
Use Greek yogurt or hung yogurt/curd if you do not have the above two. For Vegan version you can also use any plant based yogurt or cashews nuts with spinach. Soak cashew nuts in warm water before making paste.
Let's see how I make this Creamy Spinach Dip..
Creamy Spinach Dip
- 1 Cup Spinach leaves
- 1/2 Cup Cream Cheese
- 1/4 Cup Sour Cream
- 1/4 Cup Mint Leaves
- 1 tsp Chaat Masala
- Wash Spinach and Mint leaves well in running water. Dry on kitchen towel.
- Add spinach, mint leaves in food processor. Pulse for few seconds
- Add cream cheese, sour cream and mix in processor.
- Take out in bowl and serve.
Do try this Spinach Dip to serve with snacks at parties or use in sandwiches, wraps and rolls.
Linking Spinach Dip to #102 Blogging Marathon Week 2 Day 3 where the theme this week is Don't Just Dip Spread too!!
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