Thursday, February 28, 2008

Keerai Parrupu Kootu / Spinach Dal

This is a one pot dish that can be done so fast. It is wholesome and satisfying. It can be had just like that as a soup or served with rice for a complete meal. All you have to do is put all the ingredients together, cook it and add some seasoning at the end. Easy huh?

Spinach - 1 bunch
onion- 1/2 (big, sliced)
garlic- 5 pods
tomato - 1(chopped)
toor dal- 1 small cup
green chillies- 4 to 5
coconut- 1/4 th cup
curry leaves
jeera - 1 tsp
pepper corns- 1/4 tsp
turmeric- 1/2 tsp

Put everything in a pressure cooker except coconut and add 2 cups of water. Allow one whistle. Switch off gas. After opening cooker, add coconut and boil for 5 mins. Then fry vadagam and add to kootu. Serve hot with rice and papad.


t-time said...

hey sweet food.. put some sweet deserts on m maybe, that would set the moood!

t-time said...

sweet food.. looks tasty. lata