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Vallarai Keerai Kootu Recipe | Brahmi Leaves Kootu Recipe

Healthy keerai kootu made using vallarai keerai or brahmi leaves. This healthy vallarai keerai kootu can be served with rice and some ghee.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • Vallarai Keerai / Brahmi leaves- 2 cup chopped finely
  • Yellow Split Moong Dal / Pasi paruppu - ½ cup
  • Tomatoes - 1 large chopped
  • Garlic - 2 fat cloves
  • Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar - ½ tsp
  • For Grinding:
  • Fresh Coconut - ½ cup Grated
  • Dry Red Chilli - 2
  • Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
  • Rice Flour / Arisi Mavu - 1 tblspn
  • For Seasoning:
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds/ Jeerakam - ½ tsp
  • Urad dal / Ulundu paruppu - 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya podi - ¼ tsp
  • Curry Leaves a sprig

Instructions
 

  • Take all grinding ingredients in a blender, add some water and make it into smooth puree.
  • Take dal, spinach, tomatoes, garlic, turmeric powder and water in a pressure cooker. Cook it for 2 whistle, simmer the flame for 10 mins. Turn the heat off and let the steam go all by itself.
  • Now open the cooker and put it back on stove. Add salt, sugar and ground masala. Mix well. Adjust the consistency with some water.Let this simmer for 5 mins..
  • Now make seasoning by heating oil and frying all seasoning ingredients in it. Pour this over the kootu and mix well.
  • Serve with rice.
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