Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Cheera-parippu thoran

Spinach: 1 bunch
Small onion: 2 tbsp
Grated coconut: 1/4 cup
Toor dal: 1/2 cup
Green chilli: 3-4 pcs
Turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds: 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves: 1 spring
Red chilli: 1-2 pcs
Salt: 1/4 tsp

Cook toor dal with water and salt and keep it aside. Combine chopped spinach, small onion, grated coconut, green chilli, salt and turmeric powder, mix well with hands. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, curry leaves and red chilli. Allow it to splutter, add spinach mix. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes. Remove the lid and add cooked toor dal and mix well. Cook another 2-3 minutes. Serve hot with rice

Nellikka-Thenga Chammanthi

Gooseberry Chopped: 5-6 pcs
Grated Coconut: 1 cup
Small Onion chopped: 4-5 pcs
Green chilly: 6-7 pcs
Ginger: small piece
Curry leaves: few
Salt: 1/2 tsp

Remove the seeds from gooseberries. Grind all the ingredients together in a mixer with little water. Mix well and serve with Rice