Tag: Spinach

Chicken, Non Veg, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Chicken Spinach ( Palak) Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup spinach / palak, chopped250 gm boneless chicken, cubed1 cup basmati rice1 onion, sliced2 green chillies, slit1/2 tsp + 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste3/4 tsp + 1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp coriander powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp garam masala1 bay leaf2 cardamoms3 cloves1/2 inch cinnamon1/2 tsp pepper cornssalt […]

Fried Rice, Rice / Pasta

Spinach and Sweetcorn Fried Rice

Ingredients: 2 cups spinach / palak, chopped3/4 cup sweetcorn, fresh or frozen1 cup basmati rice2 garlic cloves, chopped1/4 cup spring onions, chopped1 tsp soy sauce1/2 tsp sugarpepper powder, to tastesalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Wash the rice and cook in a deep pan adding enough water and salt till done. Drain the water and […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Kerala Dishes

Palak / Spinach Paniyaram

Ingredients: 2 cups  idli batter1 cup spinach / palak, chopped1 small onion, finely chopped1/2 inch ginger, finely chopped2 green chillies, finely chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1 tsp mustard seedssalt to tasteoil Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped spinach and grind well to a fine paste adding little water. In a mixing bowl, take idli […]

Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Palak Prawns

Ingredients: 1/2 kg prawns250 gm spinach / palak leaves 2-3 tbsp coriander leaves1 medium onion, chopped1 medium tomato, chopped2-3 green chillies, chopped1 tsp ginger paste3 garlic cloves, chopped1+ 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1 tsp kasuri methi1 tsp cumin seeds1 dry red chilli1 tsp vinegar1 pinch of sugarsalt to taste2 tbsp […]

Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Basale Parippu Vada / Malabar Spinach – Dal Vada

Ingredients: 200 gm chana dal / kadalaparippu1/2 bunch ( 200 gm) basale / malabar spinach, finely chopped1/2 tsp pepper corns1/2 tsp fennel seeds1 onion, finely chopped1 tbsp green chilli, finely chopped1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp asafoetidasalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: Wash and […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Salads/ Condiments

Spinach Chutney / Palak Chutney

Ingredients: 1 small bunch spinach, chopped1/4 cup grated coconut2 green chillies, chopped2 tbsp roasted gram / pottukadalasmall piece gingersmall piece tamarindsalt to taste1/4 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leaves2 tsp oil Preparation: In a non stick pan add spinach leaves and saute for a minute without adding any water. Switch off the flame and allow […]

Crab, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Seafood

Njandu Basale Curry / Crab Curry With Malabar Spinach

Ingredients: 3/4-1 kg crabs, cleaned1 bunch basale / malabar spinach 1 1/2 cup grated coconut5 green chillies1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powdergooseberry sized tamarind5 garlic cloves1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste Preparation: Cut and clean the crabs and keep it aside. Separate the leaves and stems of basale/ malabar spinach and wash it properly. […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Red Spinach – Jackfruit Seed / Chuvanna Cheera – Chakkakuru Thoran

Ingredients: 2 cups red spinach / chuvanna cheera / red amaranth, finely chopped18-20 jackfruit seeds / chakkakuru3 shallots, sliced2-3 green chillies, chopped1 garlic clove, crushed1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 cup grated coconut1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste2 tsp oil Preparation: Clean and cut jackfruit seeds / chakkakuru into medium pieces. […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Egg, Non Veg

Spinach Omelette

Ingredients: 2 eggs3/4 cup spinach, chopped2 shallots, chopped1 green chilli, finely chopped1/4 inch ginger, finely chopped1 tbsp grated coconut1/4 tsp pepper powdersalt to taste1 1/2 tsp oil Preparation: In a bowl, beat eggs adding pepper powder and salt and keep it aside. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped shallots, green chilli and ginger […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Red Spinach / Chuvanna Cheera Thoran

Ingredients: 2 cups ( 1 bunch ) red spinach / chuvanna cheera / red amaranth, finely chopped5 shallots, sliced2-3 green chillies, chopped1 garlic clove, crushed1/4 tsp turmeric powder4-5 tbsp grated coconut1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste2 tsp oil Preparation: Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add sliced shallots, curry […]

Chicken, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Chicken – Red Spinach Cutlet

Ingredients: 350-400 gm chicken1 1/2 cup red spinach / chuvanna cheera, finely chopped1 big potato, boiled and mashed2 big onions, chopped1 tbsp ginger, chopped3-4 green chillies, finely chopped1 sprig curry leaves, finely chopped1 tsp pepper powder1 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1-2 eggs, lightly beatenbread crumbs as requiredsalt to tasteoil Preparation: Cook the chicken pieces […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Upma

Red Spinach / Chuvanna Cheera Upma

Ingredients: 1 cup roasted rava (semolina)1 small onion, finely chopped 1/2 tsp ginger, finely chopped 2 green chillies, finely chopped1/2-3/4 cup red spinach / chuvanna cheera, finely chopped3-4 curry leaves2 1/2 cup water1 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp urad dal salt to taste1 tbsp ghee Preparation: Heat ghee in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and fry […]