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Keerai kootu - Spinach and dal curry Recipe

Keerai kootu - Spinach and dal curry is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
15 minutes
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup - moong dal
  • 2 cups - chopped Spinach or any variety of greens
  • 1/2 cup - chopped Onions
  • 1/2 cup - chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 - Green chilli
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 3/4 - Red Chilli powder and coriander powder or curry powder
  • For Grinding:
  • 3-4 tbsp - shredded Coconut
  • 1/2 tsp - Fennel seeds
  • For seasoning:
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin
  • 2 - Cloves
  • 1/2 tsp - crushed Garlic
  • 1-2 - Red Chilli
  • 1 string - Curry leaves
  • How to Make Keerai kootu - Spinach and dal curry:

    1. Pressure cook moong dal for 2 whistles and set side.
    2. After pressure drops, remove the lid and add remaining ingredients to the cooked dal.
    3. Again pressure cook it for 1 more whistle. Allow it to cool completely.
    4. Remove lid, add ground paste to the mixture and cook for 5-7 minutes over a medium heat.
    5. Adjust salt to taste.
    6. Heat oil in a skillet or kadai, add mustard seeds, allow it to splutter, add remaining ingredients one by one and roast for a few seconds.
    7. Add this to the prepared curry, mix, and serve hot with steamed rice.
    8. Recipe courtesy: Sara's Yummy Bites




     

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