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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.

Ingredients:
Keerai/Spinach - 1 bunch
Thur Dal - 1/4 cup cooked
Salt
Hing - a pinch
Turmeric powder - a pinch

Seasoning:
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urud Dal - 1/2 tsp
Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Red chillies - 3
Curry leaves - a few

Method:
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. 

32 comments:

  1. Looks delish and beautiful click...

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  2. healthy dal...we love this..nice picture

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  3. Keerai Masiyal is so delicious..

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  4. Beautiful click...keera pidikathavangaluku kooda ithu patha tempt agum like me :)

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  5. Your keerai masiyal photo has captured the dish very well.

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  6. We make masiyal by cooking and grinding simply and temper with mustard asafetida,with dal its extra protein added,will try this! U have cooked the green without spoiling the green colour!

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  7. Looking so green and delicious.

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  8. Lovely color there...very healthy dal...the presentation and click are fantastic!

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  9. wow, this is such a simple comfort meal. yummy

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  10. Wonderful click and a comfortable masiyal

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  11. the colour is so aatractive.Looks healthy.

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  12. Keerai masiyal looks very tempting!!!

    Awesome click :-)

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  13. love spinach this way..looks so good and yumm..

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  14. i made murunga keerai masiyal yesterday.masiyal looks perfect..

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  15. Dear Mahimaa,
    Spinach dal looks so tasty and healthy. Tadka looks superb!!!!
    Deepa

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  16. Your click makes me hungry:) The tempering on the daal looks so good... beautiful pic:)

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  17. Keerai Masiyal, looks absolutely mouth watering..beautiful color..

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  18. One of my favorite. Like to have it with rasam. Looks so fresh and green.

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  19. So hearty and comforting Mahi. Thanks for sending this in!

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  20. Soooo goooood, I love spinach!

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  21. The color is retained beautifully!

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  22. Mahima,

    Amma make keerai masiyal without toor dal.Yours looks delicious

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  23. Awesome click, dal looks yummmm!!

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  24. love the masiyal...and this is the most beautiful pic. of keerai masiyal I have ever seen:))

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  25. This looks beautiful! The other day, I made something called sirukeera with v little mung dal and a simple tadka like yours, loved it so much. I usually put tamarind, garlic and curry leaf, I didn't use all those this time.

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  26. Daal looks healthy and tasty!!

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  27. i love this mahi. this is how my mom makes too.

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  28. Oh this looks so fresh and yummy. Thanks for sharing this recipe!

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