Saturday, September 15, 2012

Paruppu Keearai koottu


Any green - 1 bunch

Green gram - 1/2 cup

Onion - 15 nos (peeled)

Green chillies - 2 nos 

Tomatoes - 2 nos 

Garlic - 4 nos 

Red chillies - 2 nos 

Jeera - 1 tsp

Mustard seed - 1 tsp 

Channa dal - 1 tsp

Urad dal - 1 tsp 

Sambar powder - 2 tsp 

Oil - 1 tbs

Salt - to taste

Method :

Cook  green gram dhal   well with a pinch of turmeric powder 

Remove the roots and wash and chop the keerai thoroughly. 

Place the chopped keerai in a thick bottomed vessel.

Add jeera, chopped  tomato ,  chopped  onion , salt, green chillies

sambar powder and  turmeric powder.

Close it with a lid. Cook the keerai in slow flame. 

No need to add water since the keerai will cook in its own water content. 

When the keerai is cooked, add  mashed dal stir nicely.  

In a  pan put oil add musterd and jeera allow it to splutter and then 

add red chillies and asafoetida ,  nice aroma will comes out,

at that time add the mashed keerai with  dal.

Keep the stove in slow flame. Serve with hot rice or chappathi..   


  1. Dear My Blogger Friends,

    Now my health looks partially Good.

    I'll come back soon.

    Please give your Support to me as usual....

    Thank you All...

  2. Oh take care Punitha. And, the keerai kootu looks extremely healthy! :)

  3. Hi Punitha hope you are fine :) Missed all your yummilicious recipe...Paruppu Keerai looks so yummy and healthy :) Love this with appalams!!
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  4. This dal looks absolutely divine. What happened with your health? How r u now? Please take care.

  5. Punitha, so delicious. You must rest and get better. Always support you, my friend!

  6. Hi dear how r u ? Wt about u r health
    pls come back soon. Yummy kuttu

  7. lovely everday dish i make it often.

  8. Keerai kootu looks very nice. nice color. take care of ur health :)

  9. Punitha, Get well soon.. we will wait for u

    Healthy greens for any day or any meal

  10. My kind of comfort food, take care Punitha..

  11. Wow ! Its lip smacking...

  12. get well soon punitha.. waiting to see your recipes :)

  13. I'll happily have this kootu for my lunch rite now.

  14. nice one!! can i use any other kind of daal?

  15. Sure Krishna , You Can use any other kind Dal.
    But Green gram dal gives a creamy look and taste...
    Thats all:)