Cheera curry | Spinach curry recipe | How to make cheera curry Kerala style

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 15m
  • Cook Time: 25m
  • Ready In: 25m

Spinach curry recipe | How to make cheera curry

Spinach curry with dal and grounded coconut.

Cheera curry is a traditional side dish of south India. We make this curry mainly for lunch. You can also serve this with chapathi also.

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1 bunch of Spinach(Cheera)
100 g of Toor Dal
5 no of Shallots
1 large Tomato
1/2 spn. of Cumin seeds
1 spn. of Chilli powder
1/2 spn. of Turmeric Powder
Salt as required
1 spn. of mustard seeds
4 no of Red chillies


Step 01

Pressure cook toor dal along with turmeric powder,chilli powder,salt and tomato till 2 whistle in low flame.

Step 02

Add chopped spinach and cook for 5 minutes. Grind coconut along with cumin seeds and shallots.

Step 03

Add grounded coconut paste to spinach. When it starts to boil switch off the flame. Do not allow to boil.

Step 04

Heat oil in another pan.

Step 05

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 06

Splutter mustard seeds and red chillies.

Step 07

Add this seasoning to curry and mix well.

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