Keerai Kuzhambu (Palak sambar)


1 medium bunch of greens (I have used spinach)
2 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Lemon size ball of tamarind (soaked in water)
Salt to taste
2 tbsp sambar powder
Bit of asafoetida
1/2 cup cooked redgram dal

Heat oil, add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add tamarind extract and chopped greens. Cook till the greens are soft. Add turmeric powder, salt, asafoetida, sambar powder and let it come to a boil. Finally add the cooked dal and mix well for 2-3 minutes.

Serve with rice.
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Priya said...

I love this simple quite healthy sambar..

sowmya said...

sambar with keerai sounds good..will make it sometime..

Suparna said...

Healthy n yummy palak sambhar :)
nice click.Enjoy the lovely meal.

renuka said...

A tasty sambar will have to try it

Sia said...

what a simple, healthy and comfort recipe EC. simply love it :)

notyet100 said...

healthy recipe ec,..;-)

Asha said...

Great mouthwatering color.

Chitra said...

My MIL used to do the same way:)nice,healthy post EC!!

Akal's Saappadu said...

I love keerai sambhar , looks good!

Trupti said...

palak sambar looks very delicious EC

Priya said...

We call it keera pulusu and its one of my favorites, falls snugly into the comfort zone. My mom makes this using Amaranth leaves/thotakura.

Mrs.Kannan said...

I never made kuzhambu with keerai...i made only kootu...nice way to use keerai..Yummy

Superchef said...

thats a different way to use up greens..ive been getting tired of the usual stir frys , koottu and saag!!

Varsha Vipins said...

Thats yummmm..Perfect with hot rice n ghee..:)

SriLekha said...

keerai kolambu is my favorite dish!

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