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Keerai saambar

Vimala Sethuraman
17 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Keerai saambar RECIPE

Tasty healthy easy to prepare

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Boiling
  • Basic recipe
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. One small lime size tamarind soaked in water and juice extracted
  2. Any keerai/paalak amaranth methi, manathakali etc,well washed and chopped
  3. One tomato.for added flavour
  4. 1 1/2 tsp sambar powder 3/4thtsp salt
  5. 3/4 cup pressure cooked dal with little turmeric powder
  6. methi seed - 1/ teaspoon
  7. brinjal - 2
  8. Drumstick - 2
  9. Sliced Onions - 2
  10. Mustard seed - 1/2 teaspoon
  11. Jeera - 1/2 teaspoon
  12. Asafoetida
  13. Curry leaves
  14. Coriander leaves


  1. Take a kadai . Pour 2tsp of oil. When heated add methi seed,jeera one or two red chilly splitted, asefotida and mustard seed.
  2. Now add the tomato and kerrai of your choice. Stir for a second and pour the tamarind juic. Add the sambar powder and salt
  3. In addition add the brinjal or drumstick peices. let everything get cooked and veg turn soft. Add the pressure cooked dal. Allow it to boil for another 2 to 3 minutes and put of the fire.
  4. Lastly add corriander leaves and curry leaves. Serve hot with rice or use for dosa idly

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