Sunday, April 10, 2016


 Mulai keerai one of the best variety of spinach that is can be eaten by all the age groups in any forms they wish.  This variety of spinach is called as the " Queen " of all the spinach varieties.  The best quality of nutrition like lactose, fiber and 80% of water content are present in this variety.  It makes the body strong and healthy.  It promotes child growth.  The magnificent values present in this spinach cures many rare diseases. This recipe I learnt from my friend keerthi. Kids like this so much and it tastes yum. I can eat simply this keerai alone without rice.


Keerai/ amarnath leaves  - 1 bunch
Toor dhal - 1 cup
Pearl onions - 5 to 6
Vadagam - 1/2 tsp( you can get this in super market)
Garlic - 3 to 4 cloves
Salt to taste
Oil, mustard seeds, urad dhal for tempering


Pressure cook  urad dhal for 4 whistles.

Clean, wash and chop keerai.

In a clay vessel combine keerai, pearl onions, garlic , add water and cook nicely.

When it is cooked add the cooked dhal , add salt and boil for another 2 minutes.

In a pan add oil , temper vadagam , mustard seeds and urad dhal and add to the keerai.

yummy keerai is ready.


If you don't have mud vessel you can cook in ordinary vessel.
you can make this with any kind of spinach.

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Sapana Behl

Amaranth leaves and dal curry looks flavorful.

Jaleela Banu

healthy recipe

Pavani N

Simple and delicious dish with amaranth leaves. Looks yummy!!

Suja Ilangovan

I also make this keerai with vadaam. Yours looks so healthy & nutritious.
BTW, you might have a typo in the first line of your method.

Suja Ilangovan

You made a healthy & tasty, homestyle kootu, Vidhya. Looks delicious.

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