Sunday, May 20, 2012

Cheera thoran ( Red Spinach)

Red Spinach ( Chuvanna Cheera)

Cheera ( Spinach red) - 1bunch
Shallots ( Small onion) - 5 Nos:
Garlic- 2 pods
Green Chilli- 3 Nos
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tea spoon
Grated coconut-1 cup
Mustard seeds- 1 tea spoon
Coconut oil or Sunflower oil- 1 table spoon
Curry leaf- 6-7 leaf

Grind  green chilly, shallot & garlic in a dry mixer without adding water. Add grated coconut , turmeric powder & salt  to it and grind together ( Just to get it crushed. Dont grind more). Mix sliced spinach and the grinded mixure and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan, Splutter mastard seeds, add curry leaf to it and fry. Add  spinach to it, mix well and cook it in low flame with closed lid for 5 min.
After 5 minutes saute the mix until it get little dried and cooked.
Cheera thoran is now ready to serve.