Red Swiss Chard / Silverbeet Aviyal

              I adapted this recipe from Yummy O Yummy..


1 bunch silverbeet/ Red swiss chard
3 slit green chillies
2-3 slices mango pieces ( or can use yoghurt)
3/4 cup grated coconut
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
a pinch of turmeric powder
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1-2 sprig curry leaves
coconut oil


  1. Grind grated coconut with cumin seeds to a coarse paste and keep it aside.
  2. Wash the silverbeet leaves and chop them, and also slice the stem to 2 inch pieces.
  3. In a wide pan, add the sliced stems along with turmeric powder, chilli powder, curry leaves, slit green chillies and 1/2 cup water. Cover and cook it. 
  4. Add chopped leaves and mango pieces when it is half-done.
  5. When the leaves and stems are cooked well, add the ground coconut paste and stir well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add 2 tsp coconut oil and curry leaves, mix well. Switch off and close with a lid. Serve with rice..



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