This dish is one of the super healthy food. You all know how good spinach is to your body. I have quite a few spinach recipes in my blog. Check it all here. I try to include spinach in my families diet atleast twice or thrice a week. If i find it difficult to make it for lunch, i atleast make this soup. But most of the time i make this kadayal. Because people in this house loves that.
Cooking Time : 15 to 20 mins
Serves : 3 to 4
Red Amaranth Leaves / Keerai Thandu – 4 cups chopped finely
Oil – 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku – 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu – 1 tsp
Dry Red Chillies – 2 cut into small pieces
Onions – 1 medium size chopped finely
Garlic – 4 to 5 cloves chopped finely
Chilli Powder – 2 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Fresh Coconut – 1/2 cup grated
Heat oil in a kadai. Add in mustard, urad dal and chillies. Saute for a min.
Add in onions and garlic. Saute for a min.
Add in salt, turmeric and chilli powder. Saute for 30 sec.
Add in spinach leaves and toss well. they will wilt and shrink. Cook it for 8 to 10 mins. Stir inbetweeen.
Now add in grated coconut and toss well for another 5 mins.
Serve with rice.
|I used a small bunch of red amaranth leaves|
|Chop them up, i chopped the stalks too|
|take them in a bowl|
|Now take your other ingredients|
|Heat oil in a kadai|
|Add in seasoning ingredients|
|fry them for a min|
|add in onions and garlic|
|saute for a min|
|add in salt, turmeric and chilli powder|
|saute for 30 sec|
|add in amaranth leaves|
|cook for few more minutes|
|they will shrink and gets cooked|
|add in grated coconut|
|stir fry for 5 mins|