KEERAI CHARU/KEERAI THANI CHARU

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We can prepare different dishes with greens.This is an easy recipe also very healthy one.
INGREDIENTS:
Arai keerai chopped- 1cup
Onion_1 chopped
Garlic_4 to 5pods chopped
Red Chillies_3 or 4
Tamarind_a goose berry size
Oil for frying
Salt as required

METHOD
1.Clean the keerai by removing the roots.Wash to remove soil from it.Chop it finely.
2.Heat oil in a kadai add mustard seeds when it splutters add urad dhal and fry.
3.Now add red chillies after a while add chopped onions and garlic saute for few seconds.
4.Now add chopped greens it.
5.Now add tamarind water extracted from tamarind appr.1 to 2 cups.
6.Add salt.
7.Allow it to boil for few minutes. It is ready to serve.
Serve with pottukadadalai chutney for rice.

Pottukadalai chutney:
INGREDIENTS:
Pottukadalai : 1 cup
Red chillies :2 or 3.
Salt as required
METHOD
Grind all these ingredients in a mixi..
This is in powder form can store for a longer period.
Before serving take little powder mix with water so that it is in  chutney form.
Another variation is that you can add two pods garlic with little coconut scrapings and grind in a jar.chutney is ready.

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