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Siru Keerai Recipe Made Simple: Nourish Your Palate

Siru Keerai is the best option for you if you want to have a healthy diet. This dish contains a wealth of fiber, calcium, and iron with vitamins K, C, and A. It offers an array of health advantages. Siru Keerai’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties help in promoting the overall health of individuals.

Recipe By Nithilam
Course: Main Course Cusine:Indian Difficulty:Easy


2 minutes

Preparing Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

15 minutes


180 kcal


  1. 1 Bunch Sirukeerai

  2. 4 tbsp Moong Dal

  3. 2 tbsp Toor Dal

  4. 5 Onions Finely Chopped

  5. 6-7 Garlic Cloves

  6. 2 tbsp Oil

  7. 1/2 tsp mustard

  8. 1/2 Cumin seeds

  9. A pinch of Hing

  10. A pinch of Turmeric

  11. 2 Dry Red Chilli

  12. Salt to taste

  13. 2 tbsp chana dal

  14. Finely Chopped Tomato

  15. 1tsp Black peppar powder

  16. 1 tsp chilli powder

  17. 2 tsp ghee


  1. Preparing the Dal

    Get moong dal, toor dal, and chana dal, and wash them properly. With a pinch of turmeric, cumin seeds, garlic, and two cups of water, cook the dal mixture in a Pressure cooker.
    Wait for two whistles and shut the flame off of the pressure cooker.

  2. Preparing the Greens

    Pluck/ buy a bunch of sirukeerai. Use only leaves.
    Wash the greens with the help of a strainer two to three times to get rid of the dust and sand.

  3. Making Siru Keerai

    Take a kadai, heat oil, put mustard seeds, 1/2 teaspoon skinned urad dal, cumin seeds, hing, and dried chilies, and saute it for 30 seconds.

    Add finely chopped onion and saute well. Then add tomato and saute till it gets soft.

    Add chopped spinach into kadaai without water at high flame for 2 minutes and no need to add water now.

    Saute well then cover the kadai for 5 minutes after sprinkling some water.

    Once the spinach is cooked, add chilli powder, and salt and mix well.

    Then add the cooked dal mix into the spinach with some water and a pinch of turmeric. Mix well the mixture.

    When the dish is almost ready, add black pepper powder with two tsp ghee and mix well.
    The Siru Keerai is ready to be served!


    Cooking the dal in an open Pan would give enhanced flavor than cooking it in a pressure cooker.

    The recipe is great for kidney health. Thus, people should consume it for several health benefits.

    Pregnant ladies can also consume this Siru Keerai recipe.

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