Wednesday, December 8, 2010

KHATTA PALAK/CHUKKAKURA CURRY

I used to make always dal with khatta palak/chukkakura until i learnt this delicious curry from my friend so easy to make and goes well both with rice and rotis.  To all those you are wondering what is khatta palak or chookakura..is a kind of greeny leaf like spinach, but khatta in taste so the name..it looks like this




Ingredients
Khatta Palak/Chookakura 5 bunches
Onion 3 to 4 in number (depends how much curry you want)
Boiled milk 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Turmeric a pinch
Chilli powder 1.5 to 2 tsp (according to spiciness you want)

Tempering
Mustard seeds
Jeera
Urad dal
Curry leaves

Method
1. First wash and cut the green leaves into small pieces. and also onion into small bite pieces.
2. Now take oil in a pan/cooker..add all seeds and curry leaves one by one for tempering and fry well.
3. Add onions, turmeric powder, mix well, and add finely cut khatta palak leaves and mix well, add chilli powder and cover the pan and cook for few minutes.. the leaves cook very fast.. if in cooker 2 whistles sufficient.
4. When everything is cooked switch off, open the lid and add milk to the curry and mix.well...a nutritious and tasty curry is ready to be served with rice or roti.  you can add some fresh cream as a topping.






This curry goes to event:
"ONLY GREENS" started by Pari Vasisht of Foodelicious,

3 comments:

  1. Delicious. Thanks for the entry dear.

    Saraswathi Iyer
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  2. That is a wonderful and easy curry which goes well with chapathis

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  3. delicious curry thank you for linking
    http://torviewtoronto.blogspot.com/2011/01/food-palette-series-green-and-giveaway.html

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