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.
- Grind the rasam powder & grated coconut to a smooth paste and keep aside.
- Mix spinach and moong dal together in a vessel and pressure cook for 10 minutes.
- After 15-20 minutes take out the spinach from cooker.
- Heat ghee in a pan. add the mustard seeds and let it splutter.
- Add the cumin seeds and fry for a minute.
- Add the cooked spinach & dal mixture to the mustard seeds mixture.
- Add salt, a pinch of turmeric powder, ground paste and bring to a boil.
- Serve hot with plain rice and pappad.
This recipe was contributed by lakshmi_bala on 10 Apr 2004
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