Paruppu Keerai Poriyal | How to make Paruppu Keerai Poriyal

By Akum Raj Jamir  |  28th Apr 2017  |  
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About Paruppu Keerai Poriyal Recipe

Paruppu keerai poriyal is a very simple dry curry using lentils. Including greens in daily food diet is really good for health. Legumes/Lentils are a major vegetarian protein source. The combination of greens and dal makes this curry absolutely delicious and most importantly it is very nutritious and healthy. It pairs well with rice as well as roti or paratha.

Paruppu Keerai Poriyal is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Paruppu Keerai Poriyal has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Akum Raj Jamir is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Paruppu Keerai Poriyal recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Paruppu Keerai Poriyal is 10 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 25 minutes. This is recipe of Paruppu Keerai Poriyal is perfect to serve 3 people. Paruppu Keerai Poriyal is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Paruppu Keerai Poriyal. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Paruppu Keerai Poriyal by commenting on this page below!

Paruppu Keerai Poriyal

Ingredients to make Paruppu Keerai Poriyal

  • Keerai (Greens) - 1 punch
  • oil - 2 tbsp
  • mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Dry red chilly - 1-2 broken
  • curry leaves - 4-5
  • garlic - 3 fat cloves chopped
  • shallots - 8-10 chopped (or use 1 medium regular onion)
  • Toor dal - 3 tbsp
  • Moong dal - 3 tbsp
  • cumin powder - ½ tsp
  • salt to taste
  • water - 2 cups or as required

How to make Paruppu Keerai Poriyal

  1. Soak the Toor dal and moong dal in some water for about 10-15 mins.
  2. Wash the greens thoroughly in water for several times to make sure no dirt remains intact.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves, dry red chilli and let it crackle.
  4. Add in the shallots and saute until they turn transparent.
  5. Add the soaked dal, salt, cumin powder, water and cook for 15-20 mins or till the dal is cooked but make sure dal doesn't turn mushy.
  6. Add in the keerai leaves, mix well nicely with dal and cover with a lid cook for few minutes until the leaves completely wilt and cook in their own juices.
  7. Take off the heat and serve as a side with rice, roti or paratha. 

Reviews for Paruppu Keerai Poriyal (1)

Shashi Bhargavaa year ago

Looks yummy!

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