Keerai Sambar


Ingredients:

Keerai (spinach) – ½ bunch

Small Onions – 1 cup

Tomatoes – 2

Curry leaves – 5 or 6

Salt – 1 ½ teaspoons

Sambar powder – 2 teaspoons

Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon

Cooked tuar dal – 2 tablespoons

Mustard seeds – ½ teaspoon

Oil – 1 teaspoon

Cumin seeds – ½ teaspoon

Fenugreek seeds – ¼ seeds

Special masala powder – 2 teaspoons

Corriander leaves – 2 teaspoons (finely chopped)

 

Method: 

  1. Heat oil in a non-stick kadai.
  2. Fine chop the spinach leaves after washing thourouhly.
  3. Peel skin of small onions & fine chop the tomatoes.
  4. Add mustard seeds and allow spluttering.
  5. add fenugreek seeds & fry till golden colour.
  6. Add onions and turmeric powder.
  7. Add finely chopped tomatoes, salt & sauté till tomatoes melt and blend.
  8. Add sambar powder and allow boiling till raw smell vanishes.
  9. Add finely chopped spinach leaves & allow boiling for 3 - 5 minutes.
  10. Add special masala powder, the cooked dal & mix well.
  11. Allow boiling for 5 to 7 more minutes.
  12. Garnish with coriander leaves & serve hot with rice.




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