Red Amaranthus Stir Fry | Sivappu thandu Keerai Poriyal
Red Amaranthus Stir Fry is a healthy lunch side dish made with red spinach along with a coconut masala. Goes very well with rice.
- Red Amaranthus – 1 bunch
- Onion – 1
- Oil – 1 tbsp
- Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
- Urad Dal – 1 tsp
- Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
- Salt as needed
- Grated Coconut – ¼ cup
- Dry Red Chilli - 3
Heat a pan with oil once hot add in the Cumin seeds and Urad Dal. Let them splutter and then add in the Onions. Sauté till glossy.
Next add in the salt and turmeric powder. Cook for a min and then add in the Cleaned and chopped Keerai.
Cook in a medium flame. Meanwhile in a blender add in the grated coconut and dry red chilli. Grind it to a coarse paste.
Once the keerai is fully cooked add in the ground coconut paste cook for another 2 mins in a low flame and switch off the flame.
- Goes well with Rice and spicy gravy.
- Make sure you clean the keerai well before cooking as there might be small sand particles.
- Never add water while cooking the keerai.
- Always cook on a medium low flame.