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Cheera Thoran (Spinach-Potato Fry)

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

800   Red spinach or spinach - cleaned and washed
200   Potatoes - peeled, cubed
  Salt - to taste
90   Grated coconut
  For The Tempering
2 tablespoons 30mlCoconut oil
1 teaspoon 5mlMustard seeds )
1 teaspoon 5mlUrad dal, washed, dried
1   Onion, sliced
12   Curry leaves
1   Ginger, julienne
6   Green chiles - slit lengthwise, deseeded and julienne

Recipe Instructions

Parboil the potatoes with salt to taste. Drain and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan and season with mustard seeds. When they splutter, add urad dal and stir until light golden. Add onions and sautee until translucent and glossy. Add ginger and green chiles and stir for a few seconds. Add curry leaves and stir well. Add spinach and stir-fry until almost dry. Add potatoes and stir-fry until done and dry. Add the grated coconut and stir for a minute. Remove from heat and adjust the seasoning.

Remove to a serving bowl and serve with pathrie, iddiappam, steamed rice or as an accompaniment.

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