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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Kaduli Keerai/Sawi Dal

Hope you had great Christmas:) Hearing for the first time, I brought this greens by mistake thinking its Spinach/Palak. After trying this it was slightly bitter. Landed up making Dal and Mixed Rice.

Posting Dal recipe for the Only Greens Event here guest hosted by me and started by Pari. Actually wanted to post for Jagruti's CMT but deadline is over-(

Kaduli Keerai/Sawi - 1/2 bunch
Toor Dal - 1 cup
Onion - 2 nos
Tomato - 1no
Sambar powder - 1 tspn(As per your taste)
Coriander leaves - 2 tspns
Oil  -1 tspn
Mustard - 1/2 tspn
Jeera - 1/2 tspn
Green chilli -1no

Preparation Method
Wash, remove stem and chop the greens into small pieces.
Pressure cook toor dal with water upto 3-4 whistles. 
Heat a kadai/wok, add oil, add mustard and wait till it splutters. Add jeera and wait to crackle. Slit a green chilli and add. Saute for a minute. Keep in low flame.
Add onions and a pinch of salt. Saute till transparant.
Add tomatoes and cook till its soft.
Add the greens and saute till raw smell goes.
Add cooked dal and salt. Mix well.
Add 1 tspn sambar powder and mix.
Add little water if required. Let it boil well.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Serve hot with Chapathis/Phulkas/Roti.

Dont forget to send in your entries to Sugarless Sweets Event here.


Gayathri Kumar on December 28, 2010 at 7:37 PM said...

Very healthy dish..

Hari Chandana P on December 28, 2010 at 8:45 PM said...

healthy and yummy recipe :)

Indian Cuisine

Unknown on December 29, 2010 at 1:30 AM said...

always love dal with green leaves. Please do send it to my MLLA event.

Shanavi on December 29, 2010 at 1:36 AM said...

Haelthy and creamy cos of the dal..Love to have it with steaming rice..

Priya Sreeram on December 29, 2010 at 7:44 PM said...

very healthy and delicious looking !

Reva on December 30, 2010 at 4:02 AM said...

Easy healthy recipe...never heard of this "greens"...

FoodLovers on December 30, 2010 at 4:24 AM said...

looks delicious sara ... ur bowl looks cute too

Saraswathi Iyer on December 30, 2010 at 9:03 PM said...

Thanks you friends for your lovely comments. Thanks Foodlovers its my son's cup:-)

Anonymous said...

wowwwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!!!!!!! beautifully made food with great care the wonderful presentation and the lovely step by step demo. very innovative


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