Tag: Spinach

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Red Spinach and Dal Curry / Chuvanna Cheera Parippu Curry

Ingredients: 2 cups red amaranthus / spinach leaves / cheera, chopped3/4 cup toor dal / thuvaraparippu1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder5-6 garlic cloves, chopped10-12 shallots, chopped2 green chillies, chopped1/2 tsp mustard seeds3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1 1/2 tbsp oilsalt to taste Preparation: In a pressure cooker, add toor dal and cook it […]

Veg - Curries & Gravies, Veg - Gravy Side Dish, Vegetarian

Palak Corn

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cup (250 gm) palak / spinach leaves1 1/2 cup corn kernels2 green chillies1 onion, finely chopped1 big tomato4 garlic cloves, crushed2 dried red chillies1 tsp coriander powder3/4 tsp garam masala3/4 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp lemon juice2 tbsp fresh cream1/2 tsp kasuri methi, crushedsalt to taste3-4 tbsp butter Preparation: Wash the palak leaves […]

Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Spinach / Cheera Parippu Vada

Ingredients: 1 cup peas dal / chana dal ( kadalaparippu)1 1/2 cup spinach, finely chopped1″ piece ginger3-4 green chillies1 dry red chilli1 tsp fennel seeds1 medium onion, finely chopped2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped2 sprig curry leaves, choppeda pinch of turmeric powder1/4 tsp asafoetidasalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: Wash and soak dal in water for […]

Egg, Non Veg

Palak Egg Curry

Ingredients: 5 hardboiled eggs4 cups palak / spinach leaves1 big onion, chopped1 1/2 tsp ginger paste1 1/2 tsp garlic paste2 tomatoes1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder2 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp cumin powder1/2 tsp garam masala1 tbsp kasuri methi2 bay leaves1 cinnamon stick1/4-1/2 cup fresh creamsalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Remove the shells of boiled eggs […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Chuvanna Cheera – Chakkakuru / Red Spinach – Jackfruit Seed Aviyal

Ingredients: 1 bunch red spinach / chuvanna cheera15 jackfruit seeds / chakkakuru, peeled and sliced1 medium raw mango, peeled and sliced3 slit green chillies1 1/4 cup grated coconut3/4 tsp cumin seeds4 shallots1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp coconut oilsalt to taste Preparation: Separate the leaves and stems of spinach and […]

Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Red Spinach Pakoda / Cheera Pakoda

Ingredients: 2 cups red spinach / cheera, chopped2 onions, sliced2 green chillies, finely choppedsmall piece ginger, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powdera pinch of asafoetida4 tbsp plain flour1 tbsp rice flour1 tbsp cornfloursalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: In a bowl, add chopped cheera, sliced onion, green chillies, ginger, […]

Egg, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg

Red Spinach – Egg Thoran / Chuvanna Cheera – Mutta Thoran

Ingredients: 1 bunch red spinach/ chuvanna cheera3 green chillies, chopped1/2 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp cumin seeds2 garlic cloves2 shallots2 eggs1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to tasteoil Preparation: Wash and chop red spinach into very small pieces. Grind grated coconut, cumin seeds, garlic, shallots and turmeric powder into […]

Malabar Recipes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Vegetarian

Malabar Spinach / Basale Thoran

Ingredients: 3 cups malabar spinach / basale, chopped1/2 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 green chillies6 shallots, sliced2 garlic cloves, chopped1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chilliessalt to taste2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Wash and chop malabar spinach into pieces and keep it aside. Grind grated coconut, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Red Spinach – Dried Prawns / Chuvanna Cheera – Unakka Chemmeen Thoran

Ingredients: 3 cups red cheera / spinach, chopped1/2 cup dried prawns, cleaned1/2 cup grated coconut1 small onion, sliced2 garlic cloves, crushed2 green chillies, chopped1 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powdersalt to taste1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 tbsp oil Preparation: In a pan, add cleaned dried prawns and dry roast it for few minutesĀ and keep it aside. […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes

Red Spinach With Tapioca / Cheera Kappa

Ingredients: 1/2 kg kappa / tapioca1 bunch red spinach / chuvanna cheera ( 3-4 cups)1 small raw mango/ pacha manga, peeled and sliced 1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 cup grated coconut4-5 shallots1 garlic clove2 green chillies3 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seeds2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Peel and […]