28 March, 2011

Spinach Poriyal


  1. Spinach-2 cups (Chopped)
  2. Yellow Split Moong Dal-1/4th cup
  3. Onion-1/2 cup (Chopped)
  4. Red Chilly-1 nos
  5. Garlic-2 nos(Crushed)
  6. Shredded coconut-1 table spoon
  7. Mustard seeds-1 teaspoon
  8. Chana dal/Urad dal-1 teaspoon
  9. Salt /Turmeric powder

Soak Yellow moong dal in water for 15 min,drain and keep aside.

  1. Heat Teaspoon of oil in pan,splutter Mustard ,chana dal and Urad dal.
  2. Add mashed garlic and red chilly roast it.
  3. Now add the soaked moong dal and roast in oil for 2 min.in Low flame.
  4. Add Onion and fry.
  5. Add chopped Spinach& salt per taste.Close the lid and cook .
  6. Cook Till the spinach leaves shrink and Half cooked.
  7. Finely add shredded Coconut.(Optional)
  8. Ready to serve.
Note:I didn't use coconut.,if u like can add the shredded coconut and switch of the flame.


  1. I dont add split pea while cooking this....looks good...

  2. Healthy poriyal.. looks awesome and delicious !!

    Indian Cuisine

  3. Very healthy dish. Looks yummy . Tastes good with hot rice with a little touch of ghee.


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