1 cup dal
1 bunch spinach - remove roots and cut into pieces
1 cup coconut milk
5 garlic - remove the skin
5 shallots - remove the skin
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp fennel powder
Salt for taste
1 tsp mustard seeds
3-4 sprigs curry leaves
2-3 dried red chillies - cut into pieces
2 tbsp ghee
Simmer dhal with turmeric and 2 cups of water till soft.
Add shallots, garlic, spinach, spices and salt.
Gently stir to combine the ingredients together.
When spinach becomes soft, pour coconut milk and stir again.
In another pan, heat ghee and quickly fry the tempering ingredients.
Tip into the curry and give a good stir.
Hey Nava this looks delicious. Mom kinda prepares it the same way except that she uses coconut paste.ReplyDelete
adding coconut milk is new to me. looks delicious. surely try it.ReplyDelete
delicious and healthy.ReplyDelete
this is so good... flavorful curry with awesome presentation...ReplyDelete
I must confess! I have never eaten or hear of such a dish before! I can only imagine the taste using the pictures and the words you typed!
That looks so lovely! Adding coconut milk...I haven't tried before. The taste must be special!ReplyDelete
Yes, no doubt on it.. Every Indian family wud have prepared the spinach with dhal, but coconut milk is a new addition rather we use coconut paste..ReplyDelete
wow, wow, wow very very healthy and comforting dal, I like that u have added coconut milk. Will try ur version the next time. Thanks Nava for sharing...ReplyDelete
Keera kootu looks beautiful and delicious,Adding coconut milk is new to me:) guess it makes it more creamy and tasty...ReplyDelete
we never add, coconut milk in this... its a nice variation i think... love it...ReplyDelete
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Nava we do make keerai kootu but with coconut paste and no fennel but u have inspired me to try a new version.ReplyDelete
I would prefer to replace coconut milk..ReplyDelete
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Adding coconut milk is new to me.. Very healthy and yummy Spinach dal curry .. Awesome clicks..ReplyDelete
Kerrai kootu looks delicious love the addition of coconut milk to make it rich.ReplyDelete
I'm going to Indian restauran for dinner tonight, I hope they have this dish on the menu :) the color just make my mouth watering,looks so yummy with soup arround it !ReplyDelete
Spinach is my all time favorite to add in lentils and I make this daal in winters. Have to try your version with coconut milk.ReplyDelete
The only ingredient which is new is the coconut milk addition. I have never seen in any restaurant adding this, but i can imagine the amalgamation of taste and flavor the milk can give this humble keerai kootu. Also love the addition of whole garlic. I'm gonna try this!ReplyDelete
Looks yum and perfect with a bowl of steamed rice! The addition of milk and the presentation makes it look like posh restaurant dish!
My favourite recipe but never tried with coconut milk.thanks for a new idea.Adding coconut milkReplyDelete
makes it more rich, creamy & healthy.
Very interesting recipe and new for me. We sometimes add spinach in our normal dal preparation but your version looks exquisite.ReplyDelete
Hi Nava, that's a very interesting recipe. Look inviting and very healthy comfort food. Thanks for sharing. Regards.ReplyDelete
Hi nava the dish is awesome lovely click and very very tempting like the coconut milk addiction to it.ReplyDelete
This is definitely a healthful dish I always enjoy. I think its' save to say spinach is one of my favorite vegetables. :) I love how tender it is after cooking.ReplyDelete
This looks absolutely delicious.I have never tried with coconut milk and would love to try with that.ReplyDelete
I too love this keerai kotu. But i have seen my mil doesn't like to add coconut milk. But when ever i prepare this i love to add the coconut milk for creamy taste. Lovely clicks Nava. :)ReplyDelete
yes Dhal curry and dhal soup are quite popular these days. Germans are loving the dhal soup and dhal curry a lot here in Germany.ReplyDelete
Lovely nutrient packed dish. I think I can easily make this a single dish meal!ReplyDelete
Awesome... noted... this can be part of my diet routineReplyDelete