2009/12/08

KEERAI THANDU PORIYAL / GREENS STEM CURRY

I learnt this recipe from my bengali friend . The taste was different and it had a yummy flavour.


INGREDIENTS :

Greens stem -- 5 bunch (Use the stems which are advisable to eat only) i used thotta kura stems.
Onion -- 1
Tomato -- 1
Kasa kasa -- 2 tsps
Salt to taste
Mustard , Jeera - 1 tsp
Green chillies -- 3

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Heat oil . Add mustard , jeera and kasa kasa . When it splutters , add chopped onion , 1 slit chilli and tomato . Saute till tender .
2) Add chopped stems ,2 chillies paste and sprinkle some water . Cover with a lid .
3) Once it gets cooked , add salt .

Serve hot with rice .This goes to Radika's Think Spice : Think Poppy seeds event started by Sunitha .
Other Recipe for this event :

Potato apple curry

23 comments :

Priya said...

Never tried adding poppy seeds in stir fries, looks fantastic..

Vrinda said...

Something new to me...sounds healthy and yummmm

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Something different but looks very tasty...

Padma said...

Healthy dish with keerai stem... looks so yumm and crunchy :)

Devasena Hariharan said...

Usually we discard the stems. Nice try Shama.

priya said...

looks yummy, dear!!...healthy too...nice click!

rv said...

Looks so delicious...

Gita said...

This is a new poriyal to me...very healthy one dear :)

Anupama said...

Anything with keerai thandu, be it sambar, koottu or poriyal is my fav... very healthy and yummy!

Nithya Praveen said...

Adding poppy seeds is an interesting idea.How i wish i got to try these here...except for spinach i dont seem to find anything here:(

Divya Vikram said...

My grandma used to make this with homegrown keerai stems. Looks healthy.

Priya Sriram said...

Never tried green stem in my kitchen.. Looks healthy and tasty!

Preety said...

gr8 simple recipe

Sarah Naveen said...

looks so yummy...

Nandini said...

Nice recipe. Adding poppy seeds is new to me.

Nostalgia said...

Sounds great.. nice recipe.. yaar.

Rekha shoban said...

quite different and sure healthy one

Valarmathi said...

Healthy and yummy.

Akal's Saappadu said...

sounds new for me (tempering with cassa cassa) and simple!!

RAKS KITCHEN said...

I always make keerai poriyal along with stems,also finely chop it along with the keerai :) But not thandu alone,amma adds in sambhar :)

Looks good!

my kitchen said...

Perfect match with sambhar rice

Ammu Madhu said...

healthy dish

Ammu Madhu said...

healthy one.