Spinach recipe | Keerai | South Indian dish recipe

Keerai is a simple wholesome recipe can be made with any kind of green leaves. I use Sri keerai form of spinach.  It’s a simple South Indian side dish. It’s a  very good combination with  rice and dal. It’s not only  simple yet, healthy and tasty recipe.

keerai has to be cooked on low flame with out covering lid.. Covering lid can change the colour of the leaf. Here we learn how to make simple and easy recipe in step by step method.

Discard the root of the plant. Separate the leaves from the stem. You can add soft and tender stem. Wash in a plenty of water and drain to remove excess water. Keep aside

In a blender add chopped coconut and green chillies blend roughly keep aside.

In a sauce pan or kadai heat oil add sliced onions saute till it turns transparent.

Add roughly coconut to the onions saute for few minutes.

Add spinach /Keerai. cook on low flame with covering lid. No need to add water. Keerai will cook on steam.

Healthy and tasty keerai recipe ready to serve.

Ingredients 

  • Sri keerai 1 bunch
  • Sliced onions 2
  • Greenchillies 2
  • Oil 1 tbsp 
  • Salt as needed 
  • Coconut 1/4cup (chopped and blend roughly) 

  • INSTRUCTIONS 
  • Discard the root of the plant separate the leaves and can be add soft and tender stem  to it. Wash in a plenty of water drain them and keep aside. 
  • In a sauce pan add sliced onions saute till it turns to transparent. 
  • In a blender add chopped coconut and green chillies blend roughly keep aside. 
  • Add salt as needed stir well. 
  • Add coconut to the onions saute for few minutes. 
  • Add keerai /spinach cook on a low flame with out covering lid. NO need to add water. 
  • Cook the spinach for few minutes till it turns soft and tender. 
  • Sri keerai dish is ready to serve for lunch. 

NOTE :Kerrai cooks on low flame left open with out lid will helps remain the natural green color. Covering lid or excess water in keerai will changes the color and texture. 

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