Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Keerai Thoran / Palak Keerai Thoran / Spinach Cooked in Coconut Gravy – Quick & Healthy Sidedish for Rice

This is a healthy yet tasty dish which can be served with rice..I can assure you that it can be made with in 15 mins. Amma makes this for us often, since it is so healthy……So please try this yummy dish..Hope you like it..

Keerai Thoran Recipe


Spinach / Palak (any spinach) / Keerai – 3 cups chopped
Salt to taste
Water to cook spinach

For Grinding:
Coconut – ½ cup
Garlic – 2 cloves
Shallots / Sambar Onion – 2 peeled
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi -1 tsp
Dry Red Chilli – 2

For Tempering:
Oil- 1tblspn
Mustard seeds / Kaduku -1 tsp
Urad Dal -1 tsp


Grind all ingrediants given in the list to a fine paste.

Add spinach to a kadai along with salt and water and cook for 5 mins.

Now add in the ground masala and mix well. Cook for 5 more mins.

Now heat oil and add mustard and urad dal and mix well. Pour this over the gravy and mix well.

Serve hot with rice

1 comment:

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