Sunday, June 21, 2009
Keerai /Spinach Poriyal
Spinach/Palak - 3 bunches
Onion - 1 medium(finely chopped)
Moong Dal/Split yellow Peas - 1/2 cup
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Dry red chillies - 4
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil - 2 Tbsp
Chop the spinach and cook in little amount of water in which turmeric powder is added, until soft.
Soak the moondal in water for 30 minutes.Then Microwave for about 7 minutes till its just cooked.Dont overcook them.It should not be mushy.
Drain and keep them aside.
In a pan,heat the oil.When it is hot add the mustard seeds.When they splutter ,add the red chillies and onion.
When the onions become slightly brown,add the spinach and cooked moongdal and required amount of salt.
Saute for some time.When it is dry add the grated coconut.Cook on low fire for about 2minutes.
Serve with rice.