Keerai sambar

Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 bunch - keerai/spinach
  • 1/2 cup - tur dal
  • 1.5 tsp - sambar powder
  • 1 gooseberry sized - Tamarind
  • 12-15 - small Onion
  • 4-5 - green/red chillies
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric
  • salt as needed
  • To temper: 1.5 tsp - oil
  • 1/4 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - asafetida
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 1/2 tsp - Jeera

How to Make Keerai sambar

  • Pressure cook tur dal; keep aside and extract tamarind juice.
  • Peel small onions and slit green chillies. Clean the keerai, and chop it - not too fine.
  • Heat a kadai with oil and add the items under 'to temper' in the order given.
  • Then add onions and green chillies and fry till onions turn golden brown.
  • Add this to the tamarind extract, with salt, turmeric and sambar powder and bring to boil. (Add required water).
  • After 2 minutes, add the chopped keerai.
  • Boil till keerai gets cooked, check the stem to see if it is done.
  • Finally, add tur dal and boil for 2 minutes and now keerai sambar is ready.
  • Serve with rice and ghee.
  • Recipe and Image courtesy: Rak`s Kitchen
  • http://www.rakskitchen.net/