Monday 8 March 2021

Siru Keerai Thandu Soup Recipe/Siru Keerai Stem Soup Recipe/Siru Keerai Soup/Tropical Amaranth Stem Soup with step by step photos

 Today, Iam going to share a very healthy bowl soup that can be made with Siru Keerai Stem/Thandu. Usually when we make Sirukeerai, the stem is discarded. So instead of throwing it away, we can make a delicious and healthy soup. Do try out this healthy soup and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interest Keerai Recipes here and All about Keerai Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Siru Keerai Tandu Soup with step by step photos…


Siru Keerai Stem/Siru Keerai Thandu

1 bunch


1 big onion chopped


1 big or 2 small chopped

Green Chillies


Garlic Cloves


Turmeric Powder

½ tsp

Cumin Powder/Seeragam Thool

½ tsp


As needed

Coriander Leaves/Kothamalli

1 tbsp finely chopped

Preparation Time: 5-6 minutes                    Recipe Category: Starter/Appetizer

Cooking Time: 15 minutes                              Recipe Cuisine: Tamil Nadu, India

Author: Priya Anandakumar

 Meanwhile do check out other interest Keerai Recipes here and All about Keerai Varieties here.

Other Keerai Recipes that might be of your interest


Keep all the ingredients ready.

Wash the siru keerai thandu/stem thoroughly with water for 3-4 times and drain the water.

Cut off the root part of the siru keerai thandu and keep it ready.

Add the cut siru keerai to the pressure cooker then add the chopped onion, tomato, green chilli, garlic cloves, turmeric powder, salt to the pressure cooker.

Add about 4 cups of water to the pressure cooker.

Close the lid and pressure cook for about 4-5 whistles. 

Wait for the steam to release all by itself then open the lid.

Strain out the siru keerai stem/thandu and discard it.

Now strain out the onion, tomatoes, green chillies etc. Grind the strained out onions, tomatoes and green chillies.

Add the ground paste back to the strained out soup.

Add ½ tsp of cumin powder to the soup and adjust the salt level at this stage.

Delicious, healthy and tempting Siru Keerai Thandu Soup is ready to be enjoyed. Sprinkle the chopped coriander leaves and serve it hot.

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