Wednesday, July 21, 2010

SPINACH SALAD

There are so many salad varieties we are serving as a side dish for the briyani and pulao varieties. But this salad is a rich one compared to others by its sheer colorfulness as well as its delicious taste! Mulaikeerai and ponnangkanni keerai can also be used instead of spinach [palak] keerai!


கீரை சாலட்:

Ingredients:

Spinach- a small bunch
Finely chopped green chillies-2
Finely chopped ripe tomato-a small one
Finely chopped Sambar onions-15
Finely chopped ginger- half sp
Cumin seeds- half tsp
Asafetida- half sp
Gingelly oil- 2 tbsp
Finely chopped coriander- 1 tbsp
Enough curd
Salt to taste

Procedure:

Wash the spinach leaves and chop them finely.
Heat a kadai and pour the oil.
Add the cumin seeds and when they splutter add the chopped onion with the ginger and the green chillies.
Fry them finely.
Add the finely chopped tomato with the asafetida and fry them nicely until the tomato is finely mashed and the oil floats on top.
Add the finely chopped spinach along with the coriander.
Cook on medium fire.
In the half way add one or two pinches of salt according to the taste and the quantity of the spinach.
Put off the fire when the spinach is cooked well and still in the green colour.
When cooled mix with a liberal quantity of fresh curd.
Enjoy with a hot pulao!

32 comments:

  1. Very healthy recipe ...... I luv the way you have carved out the rose !

    Cheers m Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  2. delicious and super healthy salad, loved your presentation madam, great

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  3. Super delicious salad, looks fantastic..

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  4. Delicious salad, love the decor topped on it:)

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  5. curd and spinach, wow ! new combination.

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  6. Thank you very much for the appreciation Satrupa!

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  7. Thanks a lot for the nice comment Menaka!

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  8. Thank you very much for the nice compliement Krishnaveni!

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  9. Thank you priya for the nice words!

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  10. Thanks a lot for the lovely appreciation malar Gandhi!

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  11. Yes. Asiya! This combination is a very tastyone. Thanks for the nice comment!

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  12. Hi Mano, first time 2 your beautiful space.. loved your recipe collection.. the spinach salad looks very healthy with lovely color..
    do visit my blog if you have time..:-)

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  13. no doubt its a healthy n delicious side .. good for biryani and any rice dish

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  14. Healthy salad. Thank you for visiting my blog and your lovely comments. Happy to follow you.

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  15. This is new to me,and the rose for garnishing looks stunning!

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  16. Hearty welcome to my blog Aipi!
    Thanks a lot for the lovely appreciation!
    Soon I will visit yr blog!

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  17. Thank you very much for yr nice comments Prani!!

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  18. Hearty welcome to my blog Thakkudupaandi!
    Thanks a lot for the nice compliment!

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  19. Thanks a lot for the nice comment SriVidhya!

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  20. Hearty welcome to my blog Saraswathi!
    Thank you very much for the lovely appreciation!

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  21. Thanks a lot for the nice compliements Raji!

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  22. Delicious and healthy salad..very beautiful presentation..

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  23. thanks a lot visiting my blog and leaving such encouraging a nd nice comments. Raitha with spinach is new to me. healthy and cool one.love the tomato rose on it

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  24. nice salad! cute click with a cute rose!

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  25. Healthy salad, nice recipe...looks delicious.

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  26. Healthy salad recipe. Looks so cool. YUM!

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  27. healthy salad.... and a new recipe to me! thanks for dropping by..

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  28. Love spinach salad...looks lovely!

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