by Janani G Vikram
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Keerai masiyal is a traditional vegetable recipe with the amaranth leaves cooked with onions, green gram dhal and spice powders. Season with mustard seeds, curry leaves and red chillies.
- In a deep pan, cook the amaranth leaves, onions and moong dal with just enough water and a pinch of sugar for about 5 minutes.
- Add the salt and asafoetida and cook till the dal becomes soft, while stirring continuously, adding water if the mixture becomes dry.
- Mash the cooked amaranth leaves using a back of spoon and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the mustard seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal and saute till it starts becoming red.
- Add the red chillies and saute for 10 seconds.
- Add the mashed mixture and remaining ingredients and mix well.
- Serve hot.
This recipe was contributed by Janani G Vikram on 27 Sep 2011I am a technically-qualified freelance writer, editor and hands-on mom based in Bengaluru. I write o...
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