Spinach Shallots Stir Fry | Keerai Porriyal | Vegetarian Side Recipe


We all know that greens are great, Spinach are great and have important nutrients, such as folate, vitamin E and lutein, to keep your body strong. I make it quite often in different forms but my favorite of them all is this simple stir fry that is absolutely yum with shallots, spinach and garlic. Perfect to go with any curry and rice. 
SPINACH SHALLOTS STIR FRY RECIPE

Cook & Prep time ~ 10 mins

Serves ~ 2-3 generously

Ingredients

Spinach/ palak - 2 cups, washed
Shallot - 5, sliced
Garlic pods - 3-4 small pods
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
Whole Jeera/ cumin - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaf - 3-4 leaves
Turmeric powder- a pinch
Red Chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
Jeera powder - a pinch
Salt - to taste
Oil -  1 tsp

Method

Wash spinach leaves, discarding the stem, set aside. In a non-stick pan heat oil, add mustard seeds wait for them to splutter, then add urad dal, curry leaf, jeera, garlic pods and saute for 1 minute. Now add the shallots and saute for 2 minutes until they are transparent  Now add the spinach leaves, give it a good mix add the turmeric, red chilli powder, jeera powder and saute well. Cover and let it cook for 2-3 minutes. Once the leaves wilt add salt and check for taste.

Serve along with rice and curry


Cooks Wisdom

- Adding shallots and garlic give lots of flavor to this stir fry so make sure you don't miss adding them.

- Add red chilli powder as per spice tolerance.

29 comments:

  1. Wonderful post...loved it and its my all time fav

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  2. Healthy stirfry ............ small Bucket with rasam was super.........

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  3. Looks fresh & delicious.

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  4. Healthy and delicious keerai stirfry...

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  5. very healthy stir fry dear...Super dooper click dear and ur new header also looks awesome....

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  6. simple yet healthy fry...

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  7. very healthy stir fry,lovely click.

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  8. Looks like a very healthy side dish

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  9. Healthy and delicious recipe..

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  10. Very healthy and delicious stirfry

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  11. Love this stir fry simply with rice.. Btw ur header looks fabulous sis..

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  12. Love this simple and flavorful stir fry..

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  13. new props le kalakureenga priya :) i love keerai poriyal with sambar..

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  14. love this healthy poriyal!!

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  15. Healthiest kootu akka.. Spinach is my fav among greens and your version sounds delicious :)

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  16. drooling out here... :)

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  17. I too love spinach this way...yummy!

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  18. Healthy and delicious stir fry..

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  19. Healthy stir fry, truly amma's special..Loved it Priya, also ur sambar bucket ;)

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  20. healthy and wonderful Priya!

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  21. Priya first time here u have a great space...happy following u...when free drop into my space...tried ur tried ur chicken recipes the outcome was great

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  22. healthy and yummy loking . great with rice. Also, do feel free to drop by my new blog - pick quicks when u get the time...glad if u wud be a follower there as well.

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  23. Interesting recipe. I liked this stir fry recipe because it's healthy. My baby boy like spinach because he believes he can be as strong as Popeye if he eats spinach so I'm gonna try this for him. Thanks for sharing.

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