March 11, 2010
Keerai Masiyal (Spinach Dal)
Keerai masiyal is a simple and healthy dish usually mixed with rice and ghee and had with some curry.
Keerai/Spinach - 1 bunch
Thur Dal - 1/4 cup cooked
Hing - a pinch
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urud Dal - 1/2 tsp
Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Red chillies - 3
Curry leaves - a few
In a vessel, take cleaned, chopped spinach along with 1/4 cup water, salt, turmeric powder and hing.
Boil till the raw smell goes away and water gets absorbed. It should take about 8-10 minutes. Turn off the heat.
Mix in cooked dal.
Do the seasoning and add it to the mixture.
Serve with hot rice, ghee and curry.
This is on it's way to Healing Foods: Spinach event, started by Siri and hosted by Divya.