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Spinach (Keerai) Milahutal Recipe

Spinach (Keerai) Milahutal is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Category :
Kid-Friendly Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 bunch - Spinach
  • 1/4 - coconut, grated
  • 1 tsp - Jeera
  • 1 small cup - toor dhal
  • 2 tsp - Urad Dal
  • 4 - chillies
  • 4 tsp - Coconut oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Spinach (Keerai) Milahutal:

    1. Wash the spinach bunch and chop it minutely.
    2. Later, take a vessel with some water and boil the spinach. Add salt to it.
    3. Grind the grated coconut, jeera and chillies.
    4. Take the toor dal and pressure cook it separately.
    5. When the spinach is partly cooked, then switch off the gas.
    6. Allow it to cool down for some time.
    7. When the spinach cools down, Grind it in the mixie.
    8. Grind the cooked dal too.
    9. Add spinach, dal, coconut and the paste of other ingredients together.
    10. Boil it in a vessel for some time.
    11. Take some coconut oil in the pan and heat it.
    12. Then, add mustard and urad dal to it.
    13. When the mustard begins to pop, add it to the cooked gravy.
    14. Your milahutal is ready.
    15. Serve it with rice for lunch or dinner.


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