Spinach Kootu By lakshmi_bala


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Spinach kootu or keerai kottu is a South Indian vegetable curry recipe with the spinach leaves made into a puree and then tempered with mustard seeds, chillies, curry leaves, tamarind water and grated coconut. The spinach kottu is best paired with hot steamed rice.

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  1. Grind the rasam powder & grated coconut to a smooth paste and keep aside.
  2. Mix spinach and moong dal together in a vessel and pressure cook for 10 minutes.
  3. After 15-20 minutes take out the spinach from cooker.
  4. Heat ghee in a pan. add the mustard seeds and let it splutter.
  5. Add the cumin seeds and fry for a minute.
  6. Add the cooked spinach & dal mixture to the mustard seeds mixture.
  7. Add salt, a pinch of turmeric powder, ground paste and bring to a boil.
  8. Serve hot with plain rice and pappad.

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This recipe was contributed by lakshmi_bala on 10 Apr 2004

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