How to make Keerai Masiyal
Prep time – under 10 mins
Cook time -under 10 mins
Keerai – 2 bunches or 2 cups tightly packed
Cumin seeds/jeera seeds -1 tsp
Rice flour -1/2 tsp for thickening (optional)
Salt to taste
For the seasoning
Mustard seeds -1 tsp
Urad dal – 3/4 tsp
Red chillies -2
Hing – a pinch
Wash keerai/greens well at least 2 times and chop it finely. The nutrients in the greens will be lost if you wash it after chopping it, so wash well and then chop. For arai keerai, you can use the tender stems also.
Tips to retain the green color in keerai
2.Add a pinch of sugar while cooking the keerai.