November 29, 2010

Ponnanganni Keerai / Dwarf Copperleaf / Sessile Joyweed Fry


Ponnanganni Keerai

1 bunch

Coconut Oil

2 tbs

Mustard Seeds

½ tbs

Urad Dal

½ tbs

Cumin Seeds

2 tbs

Red Chilly


Sambar Onion

½ cup

Curry Leaves

1 spring

Grated Coconut

2 tbs


To Taste


1. Clean and wash the Keerai with its stem.

2. Cut them into small pieces.

3. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, and urad dal. Wait for popping.

4. Add cumin seeds, red chillies (cut them into small pieces), curry leaves and finely chopped onion.

5. Saute till the onion becomes golden color.

6. Then add the chopped greens and close the lid of the pan for 3-4 mins.

7. Remove the lid and stir well, and sprinkle the water if necessary.

8. Finally add the salt and grated coconut, mix them well.

9. Fry until the water evaporates from it.


Priya Suresh said...

Love this keerai poriyal very much..

Jaisy James said...

is it methi leaves?? looks yummy

Nisa Homey said...

Healthy dish....

Priya Sreeram said...

miga arumai and healthy, there's a suprise waiting for u in my blog !

Sharmi said...

I have heard that these leaves are very healthy but never got a chance to try them:)

Pavani said...

my favt fry..looks yummy right now like to grab n have..

Shobha said...

A very healthy dish ..I love poriyals.
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Jayanthy Kumaran said...

Looks so good n healthy...Gorgeous clicks..:)
Tasty Appetite

Nandinis food said...

Nice & healthy dish.

Gayathri Kumar said...

My favourite. Very healthy poriyal.

Nithu Bala said... ponnakanni..

chef and her kitchen said...

Nice n simple curry...i love anything wid greens..

Mrs K said...

Delcious greens with my favorite ingredients-cocnut,curry leaves:) These are not fenugreek leaves?

Suja Manoj said...

Healthy and delicious poriyal..beautiful clicks

Suji said...

Oh man, i love these, miss them so much here, my mom used to cook with them all the time..

Urmi said...

I liked your blog very much. I appreciate for your wonderful presentation. Very nice, delicious, yummy and healthy dish.
You are welcome in my blogs.

Menaga Sathia said...

healthy n love this poriyal very much!!

Vidhya said...

stir fry looks really good Kurinji..

Shanavi said...

ahh..ponnaganni keerai...i really miss this keerai a lottttttttttt..

I love ur keerai poriyal

Unknown said...

what r these leaves called in english?...looks tasty tho!

Swathi said...

Healthy delicious Keerai poriyal. I love them

R said...

wow, these greens r totally new to me. what is their flavor like? nice and simple recipe!

Pushpa said...

Healthy keerai poriyal,miss ponnaganni keerai.

Krishnaveni said...

healthy keerai, looks great

Mahi said...

haven't tasted this keerai yet..poriyal looks yummmm!

Vittle me this... said...

looks so interesting..... thanks for the recipe!

indianspicemagic said...

I prepare this leaves with potatoes

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