Jan 12, 2010

KEERAI RECIPE

Today I am giving you a recipe which is very nutritious and healthy.keerai (spinach)is full of vitamins and calcium (as I know),and eating keerai will even help to beat anxiety which is caused by too much secretion of adrenalin.

Keerai (spinach): 300g



Toor dal: ¾ cup


grated coconut: ½ cup


mustard: 1 tsp


urad dal: 2 tsp


red chilli: 1


jeera: ½ tsp


turmeric powder: 1tsp


salt: to taste


Oil: 1tbsp

Wash and drain the spinach and cook. allow it to Cooland then grind to a paste. Pressure cook the toor dal with turmeric powder. Heat 1 tsp of the oil, add 1 tsp urad dal and 1 red chilli broken into bits, fry till the dal is pink in color. Remove. Grind coconut with fried dal and chilli and the jeera to a smooth paste. Boil the spinach puree with salt. Add the cooked toor dal and boil for 5 minutes. Add the ground coconut paste and add enough water to get pouring consistency. Boil. Remove from the stove. Heat the remaining oil, add the mustard seeds when they splutter, add the remaining urad dal, when the dal turns pink, pour into the keerai molagootal.

traditional mulagoottal is ready to serve .just try this out.

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