Thursday, August 2, 2012

Spinach Gravy/ Keerai Kuzhambu

                                            


Ingredients:


Spinach/Keerai- 1 cup(finely chopped)
Small Onion - 1cup
Garlic - 10 pods
Fenugreek seeds(Venthayam) - 1 tbsp
Cumin/Jeera - 1tbsp
Pepper - 1tbsp
Tumeric powder - 1/4tbsp
Redchilli powder - 1tbsp
Coriander powder - 1 1/2 tbsp
Asafoetida powder(Perungayam ) - 1/4tbsp
Grated coconut - 4 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tbsp
Channa dal - 1/4tbsp
Tamarind Juice - 1/4 cup
Salt - as needed
Oil - 2 tbsp

Method:

Heat 1tbsp of oil in a pan,add 1/2tbsp fenugreek seeds,cumin/jeera ,pepper and fry it for few mins.Then add the grated coconut and fry it.

At medium flame,add chilli powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,asafoetida powder& salt and fry it for few mins.Let it cool for 5 mins.
    
                                        
Then Grind the masala into a smooth paste & keep it aside.


                                    
 Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan,add 1/4 tbsp of fenugreek seeds,mustard seeds & channa dal.
After splutter,add small onion and garlic and saute it for 2 mins.


                                     
Now,add the coconut masala paste and add 1/2 cup of water& mix it well.Under medium flame, Cover the pan and cook it for 5 mins.


After that,add finely chopped spinach/keerai and again close the pan & cook it for 5 mins.


                                        
Then add the tamarind extract/juice and cook it for 2mins.Turn off the stove.

Serve it with hot rice.

Note:

You can use any spinach/keerai for this gravy.

24 comments:

  1. I love spinach! You have a nice blog here , with very interesting recipes! i will follow you!

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  2. Healthy green curry....
    http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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  3. This is new to me and sounds very delicious...will try this for sure.

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  4. wow another new way to have spinach

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  5. Comfort food,yummy and healthy gravy.

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  6. delicious and mouthwatering kuzhambu :)

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  7. Hi Rekha ,

    WWWoWWW !!!! Keerai kulambu Looks Adorable !!!

    Keep up your good work Dear...

    www.southindiafoodrecipes.blogspot.in

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  8. Kuzhambu looks delicious n creamy. Nice preparation!

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  9. Delicious kerai kulambu, love to have with my rice.

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  10. will sure try it,today itself.thank u.

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  11. new way of adding spinach in cooking...nice one..

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  12. That's a new recipe for me, never tried spinach in a gravy. Looks yummy!

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  13. Definitely a fingerlicking gravy,wish to have with a bowl of rice.

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