Sunday, March 23, 2014

Spinach-Garlic-Moong dal Stir-fry

Keerai-Poondu-Pasiparuppu Porial 
Spinach- one small bunch
Garlic - 4 to 5 fat cloves
Moong dal-11/2tablespoons
Shredded Coconut-1tablespoon 
Chopped onion-1tablespoon
Red chilly-2
Cumin seeds-1/2teaspoon
Channa dal-1/2teaspoon
Urad dal-1/2teaspoon
Wash and chop the spinach leaves. [If the stems are tender, include them as well]
Cook the moong dal in microwave for about 2 minutes and keep it ready.
Heat oil in a pan, once its hot, add the cumin seeds and let them splutter. Add the channa and urad dal, fry until they turn golden in color.
Now add chopped onion, chopped garlic, broken red chilly and sauté for a minute.
Add the chopped spinach..
Stir it gently..the leaves will wilt  and shrink in a minute. Add the cooked moong dal..
Add enough salt and combine them gently. Reduce the heat to low and cook for one more minute. Then add the grated coconut and put off the flame.
Mix it well and the stir-fry is ready to serve. 
Goes well with rice & roti..
Enjoy this quick and healthy stir fry with white rice-sambar and rasam.


  1. yummy!! I will try this Mahi.

    /Enjoy this quick and healthy stir fry with white rice-sambar and rasam.// That 2nd dish in the last pic doesn't look like any of those!! ;)

  2. wow!!! wow!! awesome pictures dear!! luk so yumm and delicious!

  3. Just need a bowl of rice to enjoy thoroughly with this stir fry,healthy and flavourful

  4. Healthy and tasty stir fry.. thanks for sharing!!

  5. Healthy n tasty recipe, Mahi... Would love to try this with rice n sambar...
    Since I was a little busy, missed so many of ur yummy posts :(

  6. Hi Mahi,
    I saw ur blog recently & surprised to see u r from Cbe now in California like me...I am excited to know about u & where u r in Coimbatore.And by the way ur recipies r really nice.

  7. Lathi, glad to know that you are from Coimbatore too! :) I am from Thudiyalur. Please send your mail id in the next comment, I will mail you!
    Thanks for the comment!
    Thanks everyone for all your appreciating words!


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