Keerai (Greens) with dal

This is a simple side dish made with leafy green vegetable. You can have it as a side dish or also with rice.


1 medium sized bunch of any leafy green vegetable/keerai
1/2 cup greengram dal (cooked)
Salt to taste
2 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 red chillies
A bit of asafoetida
2 tsp rice flour

Heat oil, add mustard seeds and red chillies. When it splutters, add the cooked dal and finely chopped greens after cleaning it. Add some water to it and cook for 10 minutes.

Add salt, asafoetida and a thin paste or rice flour with water to it. Mix well and cook for a minute.

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vijayta said...

we also call this dal palak(if using spinach)... Try ground nuts in it, they taste really good....

notyet100 said...

nice colour too,..looks healthy

Jayashree said...

Keerai and dal - a tasty and comforting combination.

Sophie said...

What a healthy and delicious way to incorporate green veggies :).

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