Paruppu keerai

Written by: Shanthi Muthuvel

Paruppu keerai/keerai kootu is a simple and delicious kootu can be prepared in no time. You can make this kootu with any keerai. Here I used spinach/pasalai keerai for this recipe.

Paruppu keerai

Ingredients:

      • 1/2 cup – Split red gram/thuvaram paruppu/Toor dhal
      • 2 cup – Spinach (chopped finely)
      • 5 nos – Sambar onion
      • 5 pieces – Tomato
      • 1 clove – Garlic (chopped)
      • 1 no – Green chillies
      • 1 tsp – Cumin seeds
      • 1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder
      • Salt as needed

Seasonings:

      • 2 tsp – Oil
      • 1/4 tsp – Mustard seeds
      • 1/4 tsp – Split black gram
      • 2 nos – Dry red chilli
      • 1 pinch – Asafoetida

Paruppu keerai process

Preparation method:

  1. Pressure cook all the items given in the ingredients list except salt with enough water for upto 4 whistles(number of whistle depends on the cooker you use) or until well cooked. Set aside.
  2. Once cooled, open the pressure cooker and add required salt to it. Season with items given for seasoning.
  3. Paruppu keerai is ready and now serve with white rice.

Paruppu keerai

4 comments:

  1. one of the easy curry.. like it with dosa..

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  2. One of my fav paruppu keerai,just love it.

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  3. Easy and quick dish.

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