Keerai Kootu Recipe(Greens with Dal)

Keerai Kootu Recipe

I have my school alumini meet tomorrow and am pretty much excited to see the school, friends and teachers after almost 15 years. So waiting for the autograph moments!!

Keerai kootu is mittus fav and am happy that she has not adapted her mothers habit of ignoring this healthy veggie ;) so keerai kootu is made often for her sake.
Keerai Kootu Recipe

Keerai Kootu Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 15 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Breakfast | Recipe Cuisine: World

Keerai(Greens) - 1 cup
Moong dal - 4 tbsp
Small onion - 4 to 5
Tomato - 1 small sized
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Salt- to taste

To grind:

Coconut - 1/4 cup
Rice flour - 1 tsp
Water - little enough to grind to a paste

To Temper :

Oil - 1/2 tbsp
Mustard 1 tsp
Urad dal 1/2 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Hing - a generous pinch


  1. Grind coconut with rice flour and water to a fine paste and set aside.Pressure cook dal with a pinch of turmeric powder and enough water until soft, mash it well with a laddle.Keerai Kootu Recipe
  2. Clean the greens by removing the root part.Chop it finely then wash it twice atleast, keep aside and drain water.Add greens to the cooked dal and allow it to boil and get cooked.Keerai Kootu Recipe
  3. Meanwhile heat oil in a pan - Add items listed under 'to temper' let it splutter then add onion and tomato saute till raw smell of tomato leaves and onion turns golden brown. Transfer this to greens with dal when greens is half cooked.Keerai Kootu Recipe
  4. Once greens is cooked and well blended with dhal, add the coconut paste.Bring it to a quick boil and switch off.
    Serve with rice and ghee.Keerai Kootu Recipe
Serve hot!

My Notes:

Keerai Kootu Recipe
Flickr Tags: ,,,,,