Keerai Kootu | Greens With Toor Dal | How to make Keerai Kootu | Greens With Toor Dal

By Akum Raj Jamir  |  17th Sep 2016  |  
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Keerai Kootu | Greens With Toor Dalby Akum Raj Jamir
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    2

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About Keerai Kootu | Greens With Toor Dal Recipe

It is a South Indian Dish. The unique blend of coconut and dal makes it different from other preparations. Serve with steaming rice with a dollop of ghee.

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Keerai Kootu | Greens With Toor Dal

Ingredients to make Keerai Kootu | Greens With Toor Dal

  • Keerai leaves a big bunch
  • Toor dal 1/4 cup
  • coconut 1/4 cup
  • Dry red chilly 1
  • cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • water 1 cup or little more
  • To temper:
  • coconut oil 2 tsp
  • mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Urad dal 1 tsp
  • few curry leaves
  • Dry red chilly 1
  • asafoetida 1/4 Tsp

How to make Keerai Kootu | Greens With Toor Dal

  1. Wash and clean the Keerai Leaves in running water and keep aside.
  2. Take a pressure cooker add the toor dal and pressure cook for 5 mins. Remove and mash the dal and keep aside.
  3. Grind the coconut, cumin and red chilli to a fine paste and keep aside.
  4. Bring 1/2 cup of water to boil and quickly blanch the leaves with some salt for 3-5 mins.
  5. Take off the leaves and reserve the water.
  6. Once cooled, mash the leaves by traditional pestle or gently pulse in a blender.
  7. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  8. Add the mustard seeds and let it crackle.
  9. Add urad dal, red chilli, curry leaves and asafoetida and saute for a min.
  10. Add the coconut paste , salt, mashed dal and cook around 5 minutes.
  11. Add the mashed keerai and cook for 2-3 mins and take off the heat.

My Tip:

You can also make this dish with any green leaves like palak, Amaranthus etc

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