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Puliyitta Keerai

posted 4 Jan 2014, 08:43 by R A   [ updated 4 Jan 2014, 08:46 ]
Greens are available almost all over South India, and this method is specially Kerala Style


Greens - 1 bunch
Green Chilli - 3 nos
Tamarind paste - 3 tbsp
Jaggery - small piece (optional)
Turmeric Powder - 1 pinch
Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Broken Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli - 3 nos
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Salt to taste.

Cut greens into small pieces. Wash and clean them thoroughly. Slit the green chillies into 2. In a hard bottom pan add one cup of water and add turmeric powder, green chillies and greens. Boil and cook the greens well. Add tamarind juice, jaggery and salt and mix well and mash well. Cover and cook till the raw smell and taste of the tamarind juice goes off.

In a seasoning laddle heat oil and mustard seeds. When it splutters add the urad dal, red chilli and curry leaves. Serve it with hot rice.