Monday, February 7, 2011

Keerai Curry / கீரை கறி

Spinach / Keerai – A bunch - Separate the leaves and wash well.
Toor Dal – ½ cup
Green chilies – 2
Tomato - 1 (if its small use 2 tomatoes) finely chopped
Salt to taste
Mustard – ¼ tsp
Hing/Asafetida – 2 pinch
Cumin Seeds – ¼ tsp
Red chilies – 2
Water – 1 cup

Method In a pressure cooker, put toor dal, green chilies, chopped onion,chopped Tomato, salt and water.
After three to four whistles turn off the fire and let it cool down.
Add the washed spinach and cook the keerai
By using hand blender smash the cooked ingredients in the pressure cooker.
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard, cumin seeds,  red chilies and add it in the Pressure cooker/cooked spinach.
Note : Serve with rice...


  1. Keera masiyal and poriyal looks so inviting. Love to eat anything made of keerai.
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