November 2, 2010

Keerai Masiyal / Mashed Greens


Keerai / Greens

1 cup

Cumin Seeds

2 tbs

Green Chilly



To Taste

Sambar Onion

½ cup

Coconut Oil

2 tsb


1. Clean and wash the keerai. Then separate leaves from the big stem.

[Remember not to use Drumstick / Mungaikeerai ]

2. Take a pan, and heat ¼ cup of water.

3. When water starts boiling, add the keerai and green chilly [don’t cut]. Then close the lid of the pan.

4. Stir occasionally and cook for 5-7 mins.

5. Allow it to cool down.

6. Mash it with hand beater or blender.

7. Then add raw cumin seeds, raw chopped onion and salt.

8. Again slightly mash them.

9. Finally add coconut oil and mix well.

Note :

1. Wash the keerai before cutting it.

2. Wash it atleast 3 -4 hrs before cutting it.

This goes well with plain rice. This is one of the recipes of my Grandma.

For more Mashed items go here.

I have like this recipe to Aipi's Book Marked Recipe event.


புவனேஸ்வரி ராமநாதன் said...

எனக்குப் பிடித்தது.

Kurinji said...

Thank u Buvaneswari...

Mahi said...

I too make the masiyal,but in a slightly different way!
Colourful and healthy dish! neengalum kovai-a? :)

Priya Suresh said...

Wat a healthy masiyal, love it..

Menaga Sathia said...

healthu n colourful masiyal!!!

Pappu said...

my favourite keerai masiyal. wish to have it with some rice:)

Krishnaveni said...

looks healthy, love the green colour

aipi said...

What a gorgeous green color..lovely dish!
Thanks a lot for linking this to bookmark event.

US Masala

Pushpa said...

Lovely healthy greens..

mamtc said...

Simple and yummy and healthy.

Santosh Bangar said...

healthy and delicious
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Aparna S Mallya said...

Healthy dish with a great green colour.

Gayathri Kumar said...

Very Healthy Masiyal. Happy Diwali..

Deepti said...

thats really a very healthy recipe...
first time here..Happy Diwali to u..

Martha said...

Thanks for linking up to Tailgating Time this week :-)

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