Arai keerai charu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 bunch - arai keerai/greens
  • 10 - small onions
  • 10 - garlic cloves
  • 2 - tomatoes
  • 5-6 - green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - asafoetida
  • 1 tsp - mustard and urad dal
  • Lemon sized tamarind (2 cups of tamarind extract)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - oil

How to Make Arai keerai charu

  • Wash and chop the leaves. Boil the leaves in water for 5 mins.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard and urad dal.
  • When they stop spluttering, add the chopped onions, chillies, tomatoes, garlic and saute them well.
  • Now, add the cooked leaves (boiled arai keerai) along with the tamarind extract with a pinch of turmeric powder, asafoetida and salt.
  • Allow it to boil for about 10-15 mins.
  • Healthy keerai charu is ready to eat.

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